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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, October 5, 2012 at 06:10:00 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: 78%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 39° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.02 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.5 miles/hour or 816.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.8"939.22 miwest0° 01' 51.4"2.13 minorth939.13 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.5"755.28 mieast0° 17' 45.8"20.37 minorth754.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 5:10 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 3:10 AM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta Delgada *Fri 6:10 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BridgetownFri 2:10 AM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 3:10 AM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:10 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:10 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmWest W
RoseauFri 2:10 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmWest W
DakarFri 6:10 AM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmEast-southeast ESE
CastriesFri 2:10 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW

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