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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 9:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 45° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 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"951.90 miWest0° 05' 22.4"6.16 miSouth952.17 mi
24 hours11° 37' 11.6"762.14 miEast2° 33' 40.2"176.13 miSouth787.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 5:00 AM1639 km1019 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 6:00 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 5:00 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 5:00 AM1742 km1082 miles940 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 5:00 AM1742 km1083 miles941 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 5:00 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 5:00 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 6:00 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownMon 5:00 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 5:00 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest W

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