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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: 40%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' North, Longitude: 38° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.76 meters/second, 1554.3 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.66 miwest0° 07' 31.1"8.62 misouth966.00 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.6"770.00 mieast3° 22' 35.7"232.16 misouth809.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 8:20 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmEast E
CayenneTue 6:20 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 6:20 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 6:20 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmSouth S
BelémTue 6:20 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownTue 5:20 AM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmWest W
DakarTue 9:20 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmEast E
GeorgetownTue 5:20 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesTue 5:20 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 5:20 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest W
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