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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 9:20:00 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: 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 61° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.7 kilometres/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"942.10 miWest0° 03' 08.2"3.60 miSouth942.26 mi
24 hours11° 40' 49.1"758.34 miEast1° 41' 37.2"116.50 miSouth771.18 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleySun 5:20 AM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotSun 5:20 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhilipsburgSun 5:20 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaSun 5:20 AM275 km171 miles149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 5:20 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
The BottomSun 5:20 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadSun 5:20 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Spanish TownSun 5:20 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 5:20 AM334 km208 miles180 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 5:20 AM342 km213 miles185 nmSouth S

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