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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 8:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 54° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 419.14 meters/second, 1508.9 kilometres/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 43.8"937.26 miWest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 miSouth937.30 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.3"756.52 miEast0° 42' 57.8"49.26 miSouth759.91 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sat 4:00 AM877 km545 miles474 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 4:00 AM906 km563 miles489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 4:00 AM931 km578 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSat 4:00 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 4:00 AM963 km599 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 4:00 AM965 km600 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleySat 4:00 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
CharlestownSat 4:00 AM978 km608 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhilipsburgSat 4:00 AM979 km608 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 4:00 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW

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