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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 10:36:00 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: 58%

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 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 80° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.47 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 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' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"942.50 miwest0° 03' 15.6"3.74 misouth942.67 mi
24 hours11° 40' 38.8"758.47 mieast1° 44' 29.5"119.79 misouth771.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Sun 5:36 AM146 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
Santa Clara *Sun 6:36 AM253 km157 miles136 nmNorth N
Camagüey *Sun 6:36 AM281 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montego BaySun 5:36 AM310 km193 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
Havana *Sun 6:36 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
May PenSun 5:36 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
Holguín *Sun 6:36 AM427 km265 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pinar del Río *Sun 6:36 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonSun 5:36 AM438 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de Cuba *Sun 6:36 AM466 km289 miles251 nmEast E
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