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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 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 34' North
Longitude: 40° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.59 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 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"951.81 miwest0° 05' 20.7"6.13 misouth952.08 mi
24 hours11° 37' 14.5"762.12 mieast2° 33' 00.2"175.38 misouth787.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:40 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmEast E
CayenneMon 5:40 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 4:40 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:40 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:40 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:40 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:40 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:40 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:40 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:40 AM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
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