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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 07:54:00 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 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 41° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 942.0 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' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.65 miwest0° 03' 00.0"3.44 misouth941.81 mi
24 hours11° 41' 00.3"758.19 mieast1° 38' 22.0"112.77 misouth770.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:54 AM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:54 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 3:54 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 4:54 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSun 3:54 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 3:54 AM2215 km1377 miles1196 nmWest W
RoseauSun 3:54 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmWest W
CastriesSun 3:54 AM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 3:54 AM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmWest W
KingstownSun 3:54 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
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