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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 08:10:00 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: 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 68° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.84 meters/second, 1511.4 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"938.82 miwest0° 01' 39.7"1.91 minorth938.74 mi
24 hours11° 40' 39.1"755.38 mieast0° 13' 05.0"15.00 minorth754.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta CanaFri 4:10 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Puerto PlataFri 4:10 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
La RomanaFri 4:10 AM268 km166 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Concepción de La VegaFri 4:10 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
Santiago de los CaballerosFri 4:10 AM286 km178 miles154 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cockburn Town *Fri 4:10 AM299 km186 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santo DomingoFri 4:10 AM305 km189 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MayagüezFri 4:10 AM312 km194 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JuanFri 4:10 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
PonceFri 4:10 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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