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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 07:28:00 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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 58° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.90 meters/second, 1511.6 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"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"938.96 miwest0° 01' 43.9"1.98 minorth938.87 mi
24 hours11° 40' 31.5"755.35 mieast0° 14' 43.3"16.88 minorth754.92 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 3:28 AM514 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 3:28 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 3:28 AM582 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyFri 3:28 AM583 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotFri 3:28 AM593 km369 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 3:28 AM610 km379 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
BradesFri 3:28 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 3:28 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 3:28 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauFri 3:28 AM692 km430 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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