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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: 57%

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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' North, Longitude: 41° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.39 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"975.98 miwest0° 08' 29.3"9.73 misouth976.33 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.4"755.90 mieast3° 42' 21.2"254.73 misouth802.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 5:10 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 5:10 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 5:10 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaTue 7:10 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 5:10 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth S
BridgetownTue 4:10 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 4:10 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesTue 4:10 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 4:10 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest W
KingstownTue 4:10 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmWest W

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