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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 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 66° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 40.0"1003.80 miwest0° 11' 12.8"12.84 minorth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 18' 14.2"781.05 mieast4° 21' 17.8"299.27 minorth834.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoMon 10:34 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Fernando de ApureMon 10:34 AM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth N
Boa VistaMon 11:04 AM685 km425 miles370 nmEast E
Ciudad BolívarMon 10:34 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaMon 10:04 AM827 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaracasMon 10:34 AM855 km531 miles462 nmNorth N
ManausMon 11:04 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmSoutheast SE
LindenMon 11:04 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedellinMon 10:04 AM1042 km647 miles563 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:04 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmNortheast NE
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