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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: 50%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 35' North
Longitude: 39° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.57 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.2"951.76 miwest0° 05' 20.2"6.12 misouth952.03 mi
24 hours11° 37' 15.5"762.10 mieast2° 32' 47.5"175.13 misouth787.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:34 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nmEast E
CayenneMon 5:34 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 5:34 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 4:34 AM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:34 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:34 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:34 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
DakarMon 8:34 AM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmEast E
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:34 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:34 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmWest W
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