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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' North, Longitude: 45° 37' 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"939.13 miwest0° 01' 48.8"2.08 minorth939.04 mi
24 hours11° 40' 21.5"755.30 mieast0° 16' 45.0"19.21 minorth754.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownFri 2:36 AM1712 km1064 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:36 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:36 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 2:36 AM1773 km1102 miles958 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 2:36 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 2:36 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 2:36 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest W
KingstownFri 2:36 AM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 3:36 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 3:36 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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