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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: 68%

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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 71° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.5"937.41 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth937.45 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.7"756.64 mieast0° 45' 44.6"52.45 misouth760.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cockburn Harbour *Sat 5:10 AM58 km36 miles31 nmNorth N
Cockburn Town *Sat 5:10 AM64 km40 miles34 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto PlataSat 5:10 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cap-Haïtien *Sat 5:10 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Labadee *Sat 5:10 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de los CaballerosSat 5:10 AM186 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gonaïves *Sat 5:10 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
Port-au-Prince *Sat 5:10 AM286 km178 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santo DomingoSat 5:10 AM321 km200 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Punta CanaSat 5:10 AM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
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