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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: 84%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 40° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.45 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"940.22 miwest0° 02' 07.6"2.44 misouth940.33 mi
24 hours11° 35' 24.7"750.85 mieast1° 17' 04.1"88.36 misouth759.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 4:46 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSat 2:46 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSat 1:46 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 2:46 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSat 1:46 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 1:46 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmWest W
RoseauSat 1:46 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 1:46 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 1:46 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest W
KingstownSat 1:46 AM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-southwest WSW
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