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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 07:18:00 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: 85%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 67° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.24 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.0"946.46 miwest0° 03' 59.6"4.58 minorth946.27 mi
24 hours11° 33' 43.5"753.66 mieast1° 10' 18.0"80.60 minorth755.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MayagüezThu 3:18 AM154 km95 miles83 nmSouth S
Punta CanaThu 3:18 AM158 km98 miles85 nmSouthwest SW
San JuanThu 3:18 AM178 km111 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
PonceThu 3:18 AM189 km118 miles102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaguasThu 3:18 AM202 km126 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
La RomanaThu 3:18 AM214 km133 miles116 nmSouthwest SW
Charlotte AmalieThu 3:18 AM287 km179 miles155 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo DomingoThu 3:18 AM300 km186 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Road TownThu 3:18 AM313 km195 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
Concepción de La VegaThu 3:18 AM338 km210 miles182 nmWest W

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