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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: 66%

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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 53° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.04 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.6"961.72 miwest0° 06' 39.1"7.62 misouth962.03 mi
24 hours11° 19' 10.0"749.49 mieast3° 01' 19.1"207.78 misouth783.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 4:14 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:14 AM879 km546 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 4:14 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 4:14 AM892 km554 miles481 nmWest W
Pointe-à-PitreMon 4:14 AM892 km554 miles481 nmWest W
Vieux FortMon 4:14 AM901 km560 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:14 AM915 km569 miles494 nmWest W
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 4:14 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:14 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:14 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest-southwest WSW

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