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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 08:34:00 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: 59%

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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 50° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.19 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.7 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' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.2"941.86 miwest0° 03' 03.8"3.51 misouth942.02 mi
24 hours11° 40' 55.2"758.26 mieast1° 39' 52.9"114.50 misouth770.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:34 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSun 4:34 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauSun 4:34 AM1251 km777 miles676 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:34 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:34 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 4:34 AM1287 km799 miles695 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:34 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSun 4:34 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sSun 4:34 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainSun 4:34 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouthwest SW

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