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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: 91%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 79° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"958.33 miwest0° 06' 03.9"6.95 minorth958.09 mi
24 hours11° 23' 15.5"751.17 mieast2° 02' 10.1"140.04 minorth759.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BayWed 2:20 AM171 km106 miles92 nmNortheast NE
May PenWed 2:20 AM214 km133 miles115 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonWed 2:20 AM262 km163 miles141 nmEast-northeast ENE
George Town (Cayman)Wed 2:20 AM303 km188 miles164 nmNorthwest NW
Camagüey *Wed 3:20 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de Cuba *Wed 3:20 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
Holguín *Wed 3:20 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
Santa Clara *Wed 3:20 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
Puerto CabezasWed 1:20 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
Havana *Wed 3:20 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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