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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 8:44:00 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmEast E
BridgetownMon 4:44 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:44 AM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:44 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:44 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:44 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:44 AM2161 km1342 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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