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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 07:20:00 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: 77%

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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 56° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 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"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.9"938.99 miwest0° 01' 44.6"2.00 minorth938.90 mi
24 hours11° 40' 30.0"755.34 mieast0° 15' 02.0"17.24 minorth754.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Fri 3:20 AM679 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 3:20 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 3:20 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 3:20 AM761 km473 miles411 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesFri 3:20 AM766 km476 miles414 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleyFri 3:20 AM768 km477 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotFri 3:20 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 3:20 AM780 km484 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 3:20 AM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauFri 3:20 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouthwest SW

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