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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 11:10:00 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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' North, Longitude: 76° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.15 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.3"953.01 miwest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 misouth953.28 mi
24 hours11° 36' 52.0"762.65 mieast2° 38' 14.4"181.36 misouth789.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstonMon 6:10 AM40 km25 miles21 nmSouth S
May PenMon 6:10 AM61 km38 miles33 nmSouthwest SW
Montego BayMon 6:10 AM116 km72 miles63 nmWest W
Santiago de Cuba *Mon 7:10 AM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Mon 7:10 AM287 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Camagüey *Mon 7:10 AM355 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gonaïves *Mon 7:10 AM453 km281 miles244 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-au-Prince *Mon 7:10 AM475 km295 miles257 nmEast E
George Town (Cayman)Mon 6:10 AM492 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cap-Haïtien *Mon 7:10 AM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
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