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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: 60%
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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 17' North
Longitude: 40° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.71 miwest0° 02' 59.6"3.43 misouth941.86 mi
24 hours11° 41' 00.7"758.24 mieast1° 38' 15.4"112.65 misouth770.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:50 AM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:50 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 3:50 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 4:50 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSun 3:50 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 3:50 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmWest W
RoseauSun 3:50 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmWest W
CastriesSun 3:50 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 3:50 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmWest W
KingstownSun 3:50 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmWest-southwest WSW
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