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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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' North
Longitude: 45° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.15 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.1"988.97 miwest0° 09' 37.1"11.02 minorth988.77 mi
24 hours10° 58' 08.9"745.82 mieast3° 34' 45.6"246.06 minorth780.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:28 AM989 km615 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 12:28 AM1198 km745 miles647 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:28 AM1378 km857 miles744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSun 11:28 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSun 11:28 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesSun 11:28 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 11:28 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:28 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:28 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 12:28 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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