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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: 77%

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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 56° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.9"938.98 miwest0° 01' 44.4"2.00 minorth938.89 mi
24 hours11° 40' 30.2"755.34 mieast0° 14' 59.5"17.19 minorth754.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Fri 3:20 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 3:20 AM690 km429 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 3:20 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 3:20 AM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyFri 3:20 AM741 km461 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesFri 3:20 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotFri 3:20 AM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 3:20 AM755 km469 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 3:20 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauFri 3:20 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouthwest SW

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