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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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' North, Longitude: 78° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"949.68 miwest0° 04' 40.5"5.36 misouth949.92 mi
24 hours11° 26' 32.5"748.45 mieast2° 16' 15.0"156.17 misouth769.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BaySun 4:10 AM84 km52 miles45 nmSoutheast SE
May PenSun 4:10 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSoutheast SE
KingstonSun 4:10 AM211 km131 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
CamagüeySun 4:10 AM269 km167 miles145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de CubaSun 4:10 AM300 km186 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
George Town (Cayman)Sun 4:10 AM308 km191 miles166 nmWest W
HolguínSun 4:10 AM311 km194 miles168 nmNortheast NE
Santa ClaraSun 4:10 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GonaïvesSun 4:10 AM610 km379 miles330 nmEast E
HavanaSun 4:10 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW

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