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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 07:40:00 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 61° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.88 meters/second, 1511.6 km/hour, 939.2 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"938.92 miwest0° 01' 42.6"1.96 minorth938.83 mi
24 hours11° 40' 33.6"755.36 mieast0° 14' 15.3"16.34 minorth754.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyFri 3:40 AM349 km217 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
Codrington (Barbuda)Fri 3:40 AM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotFri 3:40 AM364 km226 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 3:40 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 3:40 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth S
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 3:40 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownFri 3:40 AM451 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
BradesFri 3:40 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Charlotte AmalieFri 3:40 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 3:40 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSouth S

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