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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 7:44:00 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: 60%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 38° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.60 miWest0° 02' 59.0"3.42 miSouth941.76 mi
24 hours11° 41' 01.6"758.17 miEast1° 37' 59.2"112.33 miSouth770.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:44 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:44 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:44 AM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSun 7:44 AM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownSun 3:44 AM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 4:44 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottSun 7:44 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceSun 3:44 AM2458 km1528 miles1327 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 3:44 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest W
RoseauSun 3:44 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmWest W

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