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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 Monday, October 8, 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 39° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.57 meters/second, 1532.0 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.69 miwest0° 05' 20.1"6.11 misouth951.96 mi
24 hours11° 37' 15.7"762.04 mieast2° 32' 45.0"175.08 misouth787.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:34 AM1708 km1062 miles923 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 5:34 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 5:34 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 4:34 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarMon 8:34 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:34 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:34 AM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:34 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:34 AM2416 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:34 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmWest W

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