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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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 06' North, Longitude: 53° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.90 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"997.40 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.97 minorth997.28 mi
24 hours11° 18' 46.4"776.61 mieast3° 57' 43.6"272.31 minorth819.23 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 AM201 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneTue 11:54 AM255 km159 miles138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboTue 11:54 AM264 km164 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieTue 11:54 AM444 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamTue 10:54 AM492 km306 miles266 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 10:54 AM555 km345 miles300 nmWest W
LindenTue 10:54 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
ScarboroughTue 10:54 AM949 km589 miles512 nmWest-northwest WNW
BridgetownTue 10:54 AM971 km604 miles524 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoTue 10:54 AM981 km609 miles530 nmWest-northwest WNW
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