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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 07:30:00 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: 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 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 47° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.13 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.9"937.23 miwest0° 00' 36.8"0.70 misouth937.27 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.3"756.50 mieast0° 41' 47.3"47.91 misouth759.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 3:30 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 3:30 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 3:30 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSat 3:30 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 3:30 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 3:30 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 3:30 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSat 3:30 AM1744 km1083 miles941 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sSat 3:30 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 4:30 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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