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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 08:54:00 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 43° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.64 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 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"951.85 miwest0° 05' 21.9"6.15 misouth952.12 mi
24 hours11° 37' 12.5"762.12 mieast2° 33' 27.5"175.89 misouth787.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 5:54 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownMon 4:54 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:54 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:54 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:54 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 4:54 AM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:54 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:54 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:54 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 4:54 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W
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