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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 47° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.70 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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' 52.4"951.99 miwest0° 05' 23.4"6.18 misouth952.26 mi
24 hours11° 37' 10.2"762.18 mieast2° 34' 01.4"176.53 misouth787.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 5:10 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 5:10 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 5:10 AM1490 km926 miles805 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 5:10 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 5:10 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 5:10 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest W
KingstownMon 5:10 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 6:10 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 5:10 AM1586 km986 miles856 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 6:10 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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