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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:50:00 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: 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 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 40° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.63 miwest0° 02' 59.6"3.43 misouth941.79 mi
24 hours11° 41' 00.8"758.18 mieast1° 38' 12.8"112.59 misouth770.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:50 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:50 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 3:50 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 4:50 AM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSun 3:50 AM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 3:50 AM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmWest W
RoseauSun 3:50 AM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmWest W
CastriesSun 3:50 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 3:50 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest W
KingstownSun 3:50 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest-southwest WSW

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