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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 42° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.3"988.99 miwest0° 09' 37.6"11.03 minorth988.79 mi
24 hours10° 58' 05.0"745.76 mieast3° 35' 00.0"246.32 minorth780.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:18 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 12:18 AM1442 km896 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:18 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaMon 12:18 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSun 11:18 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSun 11:18 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
CastriesSun 11:18 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 11:18 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:18 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:18 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W

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