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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 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' North, Longitude: 57° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 44.5"988.52 miwest0° 09' 34.4"10.97 minorth988.32 mi
24 hours10° 58' 28.6"745.87 mieast3° 33' 32.6"244.67 minorth780.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 12:18 AM344 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughMon 12:18 AM353 km219 miles190 nmWest W
ChaguanasMon 12:18 AM425 km264 miles229 nmWest W
San FernandoMon 12:18 AM433 km269 miles234 nmWest W
Port of SpainMon 12:18 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 12:18 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
KingstownMon 12:18 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
Saint George'sMon 12:18 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vieux FortMon 12:18 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorthwest NW
New AmsterdamMon 12:18 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
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