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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 17:34:00 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: 9%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' North, Longitude: 49° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.19 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.3"980.01 miwest0° 08' 38.5"9.90 minorth979.78 mi
24 hours11° 26' 36.5"772.16 mieast3° 07' 13.5"214.53 minorth796.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneThu 2:34 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 2:34 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboThu 2:34 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownThu 1:34 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest W
GeorgetownThu 1:34 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesThu 1:34 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceThu 1:34 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmWest W
KingstownThu 1:34 PM1275 km793 miles689 nmWest W
RoseauThu 1:34 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainThu 1:34 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmWest W
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