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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 Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 02:18:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 22' North, Longitude: 58° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.02 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.4"993.11 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.29 minorth992.94 mi
24 hours10° 50' 44.9"740.24 mieast3° 42' 25.6"254.81 minorth778.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownSat 10:18 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
New AmsterdamSat 10:18 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSouth S
ScarboroughSat 10:18 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
LindenSat 10:18 PM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth S
San FernandoSat 10:18 PM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasSat 10:18 PM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieSat 11:18 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port of SpainSat 10:18 PM403 km250 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
BridgetownSat 10:18 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint George'sSat 10:18 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorthwest NW

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