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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: 85%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 42° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.56 meters/second, 1524.8 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.8"947.23 miwest0° 04' 08.7"4.75 minorth947.04 mi
24 hours11° 33' 05.6"753.57 mieast1° 14' 04.0"84.92 minorth755.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneThu 2:36 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownThu 1:36 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 1:36 AM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboThu 2:36 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauThu 1:36 AM2014 km1251 miles1088 nmWest W
CastriesThu 1:36 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 1:36 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 1:36 AM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmWest W
KingstownThu 1:36 AM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 1:36 AM2104 km1308 miles1136 nmWest W
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