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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: 78%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 39° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.01 meters/second, 1512.0 km/hour, 939.5 miles/hour or 816.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.7"939.28 miwest0° 01' 51.2"2.13 minorth939.19 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.7"755.33 mieast0° 17' 43.2"20.32 minorth754.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 5:10 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 3:10 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownFri 2:10 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmWest-southwest WSW
Angra do Heroísmo *Fri 6:10 AM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 6:10 AM2317 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 3:10 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:10 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:10 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmWest W
RoseauFri 2:10 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest W
CastriesFri 2:10 AM2388 km1484 miles1290 nmWest-southwest WSW
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