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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 8:50:00 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 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' North, Longitude: 42° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.63 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 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' 52.3"951.82 miWest0° 05' 21.5"6.14 miSouth952.09 mi
24 hours11° 37' 13.1"762.10 miEast2° 33' 19.0"175.72 miSouth787.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 5:50 AM1819 km1131 miles982 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 4:50 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:50 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:50 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:50 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 4:50 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:50 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:50 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:50 AM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 4:50 AM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmWest W

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