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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: 49%
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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 31' North
Longitude: 50° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 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' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.6"952.15 miwest0° 05' 24.4"6.20 misouth952.42 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.4"762.27 mieast2° 34' 24.8"176.99 misouth787.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 5:20 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 5:20 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 5:20 AM1214 km754 miles655 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 5:20 AM1214 km755 miles656 nmWest W
CastriesMon 5:20 AM1227 km762 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 5:20 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownMon 5:20 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 5:20 AM1303 km809 miles703 nmWest W
Saint George'sMon 5:20 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainMon 5:20 AM1471 km914 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
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