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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 14:24:00 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

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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' North, Longitude: 45° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"997.53 miwest0° 10' 28.6"12.00 minorth997.41 mi
24 hours11° 18' 42.2"776.62 mieast3° 58' 21.2"273.01 minorth819.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 11:24 AM778 km484 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 11:24 AM946 km588 miles511 nmWest W
BelémTue 11:24 AM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 11:24 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 10:24 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:24 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownTue 10:24 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 10:24 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 10:24 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesTue 10:24 AM1852 km1150 miles1000 nmWest-northwest WNW
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