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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: 75%

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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 55° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.2"949.03 miwest0° 04' 32.0"5.20 misouth949.26 mi
24 hours11° 27' 05.9"748.56 mieast2° 12' 56.8"152.40 misouth768.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 3:34 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 3:34 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 3:34 AM740 km460 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 3:34 AM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 3:34 AM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSun 3:34 AM782 km486 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 3:34 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSun 3:34 AM815 km506 miles440 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 3:34 AM815 km506 miles440 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 3:34 AM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
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