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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 22:02:00 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: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 44° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.89 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.7"952.42 miwest0° 04' 28.2"5.13 misouth952.64 mi
24 hours11° 26' 13.2"750.20 mieast2° 10' 48.0"149.92 misouth769.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownWed 6:02 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneWed 7:02 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceWed 6:02 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesWed 6:02 PM1784 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 6:02 PM1786 km1110 miles965 nmWest W
ParamariboWed 7:02 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 6:02 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 6:02 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest W
KingstownWed 6:02 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 6:02 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmWest W

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