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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 54° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.14 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.8"937.26 miwest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 misouth937.30 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.3"756.52 mieast0° 42' 57.8"49.26 misouth759.91 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)Sat 4:00 AM877 km545 miles474 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 4:00 AM907 km563 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 4:00 AM931 km578 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSat 4:00 AM958 km596 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 4:00 AM963 km599 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 4:00 AM965 km600 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleySat 4:00 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 4:00 AM979 km608 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotSat 4:00 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 4:00 AM982 km610 miles530 nmSouthwest SW
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