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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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 44° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.98 meters/second, 1511.9 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' 55.5"939.22 miwest0° 01' 49.2"2.09 minorth939.12 mi
24 hours11° 40' 20.6"755.35 mieast0° 16' 56.3"19.43 minorth754.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownFri 2:30 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:30 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:30 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 2:30 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 2:30 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 2:30 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 3:30 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 2:30 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest W
KingstownFri 2:30 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 3:30 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
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