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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 06:20:00 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: 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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 41° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.00 meters/second, 1512.0 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' 55.6"939.19 miwest0° 01' 50.3"2.11 minorth939.10 mi
24 hours11° 40' 18.3"755.28 mieast0° 17' 22.4"19.92 minorth754.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 5:20 AM2034 km1264 miles1099 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownFri 2:20 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 3:20 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:20 AM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:20 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 2:20 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 2:20 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 2:20 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 3:20 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownFri 2:20 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-southwest WSW

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