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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, November 4, 2012 at 08:00:00 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: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' North, Longitude: 61° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"949.15 miwest0° 04' 34.1"5.24 misouth949.38 mi
24 hours11° 26' 57.2"748.49 mieast2° 13' 48.3"153.37 misouth768.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 4:00 AM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySun 4:00 AM214 km133 miles115 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaSun 4:00 AM214 km133 miles116 nmSouthwest SW
PhilipsburgSun 4:00 AM222 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotSun 4:00 AM223 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:00 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:00 AM252 km156 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSun 4:00 AM277 km172 miles149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 4:00 AM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth S
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:00 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth S
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