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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 25' North, Longitude: 40° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.85 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"1003.97 miwest0° 11' 15.1"12.88 minorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 18' 27.4"781.46 mieast4° 22' 39.0"300.79 minorth835.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 10:14 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémMon 10:14 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeMon 10:14 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneMon 10:14 AM1372 km852 miles741 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 10:14 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:14 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmSouth S
GeorgetownMon 9:14 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 10:14 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausMon 9:14 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaMon 12:14 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE

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