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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 8:00:00 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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 42° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.11 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 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"941.68 miWest0° 03' 00.5"3.45 miSouth941.84 mi
24 hours11° 40' 59.5"758.20 miEast1° 38' 35.5"113.03 miSouth770.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 4:00 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 5:00 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:00 AM2064 km1283 miles1114 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:00 AM2064 km1283 miles1114 nmWest W
RoseauSun 4:00 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 4:00 AM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:00 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 5:00 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaSun 7:00 AM2104 km1308 miles1136 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstownSun 4:00 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW

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