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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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' North, Longitude: 45° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.97 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"939.19 miwest0° 01' 48.8"2.08 minorth939.10 mi
24 hours11° 40' 21.8"755.35 mieast0° 16' 42.3"19.16 minorth754.90 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 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:36 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest W
RoseauFri 2:36 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:36 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 2:36 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 2:36 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 2:36 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmWest W
KingstownFri 2:36 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 3:36 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 3:36 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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