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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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 42° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.00 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' 55.6"939.25 miwest0° 01' 50.3"2.11 minorth939.16 mi
24 hours11° 40' 18.7"755.34 mieast0° 17' 19.8"19.87 minorth754.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownFri 2:20 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 5:20 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 3:20 AM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:20 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:20 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 2:20 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 2:20 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 2:20 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 3:20 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownFri 2:20 AM2209 km1372 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
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