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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 08:30:00 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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 73° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"938.76 miwest0° 01' 37.9"1.87 minorth938.68 mi
24 hours11° 40' 42.7"755.40 mieast0° 12' 18.1"14.11 minorth755.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Labadee *Fri 4:30 AM148 km92 miles80 nmSoutheast SE
Cap-Haïtien *Fri 4:30 AM154 km95 miles83 nmSoutheast SE
Gonaïves *Fri 4:30 AM157 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cockburn Harbour *Fri 4:30 AM190 km118 miles102 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cockburn Town *Fri 4:30 AM227 km141 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-au-Prince *Fri 4:30 AM265 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto PlataFri 4:30 AM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de Cuba *Fri 4:30 AM288 km179 miles155 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de los CaballerosFri 4:30 AM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Juan de la MaguanaFri 4:30 AM300 km187 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
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