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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 Monday, October 1, 2012 at 03:08:00 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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' North, Longitude: 40° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.23 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.3"989.09 miwest0° 09' 38.2"11.04 minorth988.89 mi
24 hours10° 58' 00.7"745.75 mieast3° 35' 16.1"246.63 minorth780.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:08 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 12:08 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouth S
BelémMon 12:08 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 12:08 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaMon 2:08 AM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSun 11:08 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 11:08 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmWest W
RecifeMon 12:08 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesSun 11:08 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 11:08 PM2297 km1428 miles1241 nmWest W

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