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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 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' North, Longitude: 43° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.63 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 52.3"951.90 miwest0° 05' 21.6"6.15 misouth952.16 mi
24 hours11° 37' 13.0"762.16 mieast2° 33' 21.4"175.78 misouth787.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 5:50 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 4:50 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:50 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:50 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:50 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 4:50 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:50 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:50 AM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:50 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 4:50 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest W
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