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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 8:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 84%

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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' North, Longitude: 82° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.05 meters/second, 1523.0 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.77 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 miNorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"946.03 miWest0° 03' 54.1"4.47 miNorth945.85 mi
24 hours11° 34' 06.1"753.75 miEast1° 07' 58.7"77.94 miNorth755.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Thu 3:20 AM109 km68 miles59 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pinar del Río *Thu 4:20 AM337 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Havana *Thu 4:20 AM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth N
Santa Clara *Thu 4:20 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNortheast NE
Montego BayThu 3:20 AM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cancún *Thu 3:20 AM499 km310 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
Camagüey *Thu 4:20 AM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
Playa del Carmen *Thu 3:20 AM506 km315 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
Key West *Thu 4:20 AM548 km340 miles296 nmNorth N
May PenThu 3:20 AM569 km353 miles307 nmEast-southeast ESE

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