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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: 90%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 72° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"937.89 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth937.89 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.1"753.50 mieast0° 25' 22.7"29.10 misouth755.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Labadee *Fri 3:10 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cockburn Harbour *Fri 3:10 AM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cap-Haïtien *Fri 3:10 AM138 km86 miles74 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gonaïves *Fri 3:10 AM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth S
Cockburn Town *Fri 3:10 AM171 km106 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto PlataFri 3:10 AM242 km150 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de los CaballerosFri 3:10 AM262 km163 miles142 nmSoutheast SE
Port-au-Prince *Fri 3:10 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth S
Santiago de Cuba *Fri 3:10 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
Holguín *Fri 3:10 AM373 km232 miles201 nmWest W
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