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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 5:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 85%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 42° 39' 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"947.18 miWest0° 04' 08.9"4.76 miNorth946.99 mi
24 hours11° 33' 05.1"753.51 miEast1° 14' 06.6"84.97 miNorth755.38 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 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownThu 1:36 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboThu 2:36 AM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceThu 1:36 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauThu 1:36 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 1:36 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest W
CastriesThu 1:36 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 1:36 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmWest W
PraiaThu 4:36 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmEast E
KingstownThu 1:36 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest-southwest WSW

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