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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: 12%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' North, Longitude: 49° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.3"1001.76 miwest0° 12' 11.8"13.97 misouth1001.95 mi
24 hours12° 03' 38.8"832.98 mieast4° 59' 29.1"342.98 misouth901.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 9:28 AM374 km232 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémFri 9:28 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 9:28 AM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboFri 9:28 AM699 km434 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieFri 9:28 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
New AmsterdamFri 8:28 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownFri 8:28 AM1047 km651 miles566 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 8:28 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 9:28 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownFri 8:28 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmNorthwest NW
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