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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:10:00 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: 69%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 42° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.12 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"937.22 miwest0° 00' 34.8"0.67 misouth937.25 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.48 mieast0° 41' 00.2"47.02 misouth759.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 3:10 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSat 6:10 AM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSat 4:10 AM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 3:10 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 3:10 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 3:10 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 3:10 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 3:10 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 4:10 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 3:10 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmWest W
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