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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 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 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° 28' 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"961.73 miwest0° 06' 39.2"7.63 misouth962.04 mi
24 hours11° 19' 09.6"749.49 mieast3° 01' 21.1"207.82 misouth783.17 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 AM780 km484 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:14 AM851 km529 miles459 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreMon 4:14 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:14 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:14 AM864 km537 miles467 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vieux FortMon 4:14 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:14 AM887 km551 miles479 nmWest W
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 4:14 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:14 AM892 km555 miles482 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:14 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW

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