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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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 44° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.64 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.3"951.86 miwest0° 05' 21.9"6.15 misouth952.13 mi
24 hours11° 37' 12.4"762.12 mieast2° 33' 29.9"175.93 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 5:54 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownMon 4:54 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:54 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:54 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:54 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 4:54 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:54 AM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:54 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:54 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 4:54 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmWest W

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