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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 12:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 93%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' North, Longitude: 44° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.43 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.72 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 33' 14.7"1003.01 miWest0° 10' 48.3"12.37 miNorth1002.95 mi
24 hours10° 43' 09.0"738.73 miEast4° 10' 03.5"286.39 miNorth789.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémFri 9:36 PM859 km534 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 9:36 PM918 km571 miles496 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 9:36 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboFri 9:36 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 8:36 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmWest W
RecifeFri 9:36 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownFri 8:36 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 8:36 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainFri 8:36 PM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 9:36 PM2074 km1288 miles1120 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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