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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' North, Longitude: 43° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"997.58 miwest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 minorth997.47 mi
24 hours11° 18' 40.9"776.64 mieast3° 58' 31.7"273.22 minorth819.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 11:14 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 11:14 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 11:14 AM1301 km808 miles703 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownTue 10:14 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmWest W
BridgetownTue 10:14 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port of SpainTue 10:14 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 10:14 AM2062 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesTue 10:14 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW

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