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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 07:20:00 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: 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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 44° 35' 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' 35.8"0.68 misouth937.26 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.49 mieast0° 41' 23.8"47.46 misouth759.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 3:20 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 3:20 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 3:20 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 3:20 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 3:20 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 3:20 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 3:20 AM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmWest W
CayenneSat 4:20 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KingstownSat 3:20 AM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 4:20 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
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