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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 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' North, Longitude: 56° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.5"1003.82 miwest0° 11' 13.7"12.86 minorth1003.83 mi
24 hours11° 18' 18.8"781.16 mieast4° 21' 48.6"299.83 minorth834.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nieuw NickerieMon 11:24 AM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth N
ParamariboMon 11:24 AM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LindenMon 10:24 AM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamMon 10:24 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
Boa VistaMon 10:24 AM423 km263 miles228 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 11:24 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownMon 10:24 AM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CayenneMon 11:24 AM569 km354 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantarémMon 11:24 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausMon 10:24 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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