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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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 59° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"942.12 miwest0° 03' 07.4"3.58 misouth942.28 mi
24 hours11° 40' 50.3"758.37 mieast1° 41' 17.1"116.12 misouth771.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 5:10 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySun 5:10 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaSun 5:10 AM416 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSun 5:10 AM424 km264 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 5:10 AM450 km279 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSun 5:10 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 5:10 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 5:10 AM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSun 5:10 AM549 km341 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 5:10 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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