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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 08:20:00 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 70° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.82 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' 54.2"938.79 miwest0° 01' 38.8"1.89 minorth938.71 mi
24 hours11° 40' 41.0"755.39 mieast0° 12' 41.7"14.56 minorth755.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cockburn Town *Fri 4:20 AM85 km53 miles46 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto PlataFri 4:20 AM109 km68 miles59 nmSouth S
Cockburn Harbour *Fri 4:20 AM112 km70 miles60 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de los CaballerosFri 4:20 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth S
Concepción de La VegaFri 4:20 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth S
Cap-Haïtien *Fri 4:20 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
Labadee *Fri 4:20 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSouthwest SW
San Juan de la MaguanaFri 4:20 AM223 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gonaïves *Fri 4:20 AM249 km154 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
Santo DomingoFri 4:20 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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