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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 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 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° 29' 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' 46.2"958.39 miwest0° 06' 03.8"6.95 minorth958.14 mi
24 hours11° 23' 16.0"751.23 mieast2° 02' 07.9"140.01 minorth759.86 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 AM194 km121 miles105 nmEast-northeast ENE
May PenWed 2:20 AM242 km150 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
George Town (Cayman)Wed 2:20 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonWed 2:20 AM290 km180 miles156 nmEast E
Camagüey *Wed 3:20 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de Cuba *Wed 3:20 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNortheast NE
Holguín *Wed 3:20 AM501 km312 miles271 nmNortheast NE
Santa Clara *Wed 3:20 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
Puerto CabezasWed 1:20 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
Havana *Wed 3:20 AM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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