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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 8:10:00 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 44° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.13 meters/second, 1516.1 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' 44.1"941.74 miWest0° 03' 01.5"3.47 miSouth941.89 mi
24 hours11° 40' 58.4"758.22 miEast1° 38' 58.4"113.46 miSouth770.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 4:10 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:10 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:10 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 4:10 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:10 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 4:10 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 5:10 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:10 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmWest W
KingstownSun 4:10 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 5:10 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSouthwest SW

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