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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 08:20:00 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: 68%

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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 59° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.15 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 43.8"937.28 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 misouth937.32 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.54 mieast0° 43' 44.6"50.16 misouth760.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sat 4:20 AM469 km291 miles253 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleySat 4:20 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 4:20 AM518 km322 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 4:20 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSat 4:20 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 4:20 AM558 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSat 4:20 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 4:20 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 4:20 AM619 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSat 4:20 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
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