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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 09:10:00 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 59° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"942.04 miwest0° 03' 07.3"3.58 misouth942.21 mi
24 hours11° 40' 50.5"758.32 mieast1° 41' 14.6"116.07 misouth771.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 5:10 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 5:10 AM425 km264 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleySun 5:10 AM438 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaSun 5:10 AM438 km272 miles237 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSun 5:10 AM448 km278 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 5:10 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSun 5:10 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 5:10 AM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 5:10 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSun 5:10 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
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