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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 05' North, Longitude: 52° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.90 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"997.34 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.97 minorth997.22 mi
24 hours11° 18' 46.3"776.55 mieast3° 57' 44.9"272.32 minorth819.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 11:54 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 11:54 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboTue 11:54 AM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieTue 11:54 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamTue 10:54 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 10:54 AM585 km363 miles316 nmWest W
LindenTue 10:54 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest W
ScarboroughTue 10:54 AM975 km606 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
BridgetownTue 10:54 AM993 km617 miles536 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoTue 10:54 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW

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