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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: 59%
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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 16' North
Longitude: 47° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.16 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.1"941.86 miwest0° 03' 02.5"3.49 misouth942.02 mi
24 hours11° 40' 56.8"758.29 mieast1° 39' 23.5"113.95 misouth770.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 4:20 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:20 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest W
RoseauSun 4:20 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:20 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:20 AM1562 km971 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 4:20 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:20 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
KingstownSun 4:20 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sSun 4:20 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 5:20 AM1770 km1100 miles955 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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