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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 09:20:00 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: 49%

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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' North, Longitude: 50° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 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' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.6"952.07 miwest0° 05' 24.3"6.20 misouth952.34 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.5"762.22 mieast2° 34' 22.4"176.94 misouth787.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 5:20 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 5:20 AM1237 km768 miles668 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 5:20 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 5:20 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest W
CastriesMon 5:20 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 5:20 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmWest W
KingstownMon 5:20 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 5:20 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest W
Saint George'sMon 5:20 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainMon 5:20 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouthwest SW

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