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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: 69%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 48° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.13 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.9"937.24 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 misouth937.27 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.3"756.50 mieast0° 41' 59.2"48.14 misouth759.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 3:34 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 3:34 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 3:34 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 3:34 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSat 3:34 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 3:34 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 3:34 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSat 3:34 AM1631 km1013 miles881 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sSat 3:34 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainSat 3:34 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouthwest SW

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