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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:18:00 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: 12%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 61° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"1001.82 miwest0° 12' 13.4"14.00 misouth1002.01 mi
24 hours12° 04' 25.7"833.95 mieast4° 59' 52.2"343.39 misouth902.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaFri 9:18 AM62 km39 miles34 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenFri 9:18 AM463 km287 miles250 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownFri 9:18 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
New AmsterdamFri 9:18 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNortheast NE
Nieuw NickerieFri 10:18 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad BolívarFri 8:48 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 9:18 AM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth S
ParamariboFri 10:18 AM738 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto AyacuchoFri 8:48 AM766 km476 miles413 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FernandoFri 9:18 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth N

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