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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, March 17, 2013 at 19:30:00 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: 32%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' North, Longitude: 42° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.50 meters/second, 1521.0 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.0"944.81 miwest0° 02' 26.0"2.79 minorth944.70 mi
24 hours11° 38' 26.2"757.78 mieast0° 32' 29.0"37.24 minorth757.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 3:30 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 4:30 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 3:30 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 3:30 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest W
RoseauSun 3:30 PM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 3:30 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 3:30 PM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 4:30 PM2033 km1263 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownSun 3:30 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 3:30 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest W

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