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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 8:20:00 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: 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
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 4:20 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleySat 4:20 AM517 km321 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 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSat 4:20 AM569 km354 miles307 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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