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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 10:10:00 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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 73° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"942.36 miwest0° 03' 13.1"3.69 misouth942.53 mi
24 hours11° 40' 42.4"758.43 mieast1° 43' 30.7"118.66 misouth771.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gonaïves *Sun 6:10 AM158 km98 miles85 nmEast-southeast ESE
Labadee *Sun 6:10 AM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cap-Haïtien *Sun 6:10 AM193 km120 miles104 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de Cuba *Sun 6:10 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest W
Holguín *Sun 6:10 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-au-Prince *Sun 6:10 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
San Juan de la MaguanaSun 6:10 AM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cockburn Town *Sun 6:10 AM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto PlataSun 6:10 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast E
Santiago de los CaballerosSun 6:10 AM353 km219 miles191 nmEast-southeast ESE

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