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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 08:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' North, Longitude: 41° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.60 meters/second, 1532.2 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 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' 52.2"951.77 miwest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 misouth952.04 mi
24 hours11° 37' 14.2"762.08 mieast2° 33' 06.3"175.48 misouth787.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 5:44 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaMon 7:44 AM1959 km1218 miles1058 nmEast E
BridgetownMon 4:44 AM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:44 AM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:44 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:44 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:44 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:44 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:44 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:44 AM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW

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