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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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 33' North
Longitude: 45° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.67 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 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"951.98 miwest0° 05' 22.5"6.16 misouth952.25 mi
24 hours11° 37' 11.5"762.20 mieast2° 33' 42.6"176.19 misouth787.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 5:00 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 6:00 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 5:00 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 5:00 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 5:00 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 5:00 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 5:00 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 6:00 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownMon 5:00 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 5:00 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmWest W
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