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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 51° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.22 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.5"941.92 miwest0° 03' 15.1"3.73 minorth941.76 mi
24 hours11° 39' 20.6"756.29 mieast0° 51' 42.6"59.29 minorth756.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 4:20 AM1116 km694 miles603 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 4:20 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 4:20 AM1153 km716 miles623 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 4:20 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceFri 4:20 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 4:20 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 4:20 AM1198 km745 miles647 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownFri 4:20 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmSouthwest SW
Saint George'sFri 4:20 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainFri 4:20 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmSouthwest SW

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