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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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 31' North
Longitude: 53° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.42 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 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' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.0"946.92 miwest0° 04' 04.9"4.68 minorth946.73 mi
24 hours11° 33' 22.3"753.63 mieast1° 12' 25.5"83.04 minorth755.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 2:20 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 2:20 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 2:20 AM949 km590 miles512 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauThu 2:20 AM952 km591 miles514 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 2:20 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSouthwest SW
BradesThu 2:20 AM962 km598 miles520 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 2:20 AM966 km600 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaThu 2:20 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest W
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 2:20 AM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesThu 2:20 AM997 km620 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
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