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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 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' North, Longitude: 55° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.87 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 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"997.27 miwest0° 10' 26.9"11.97 minorth997.15 mi
24 hours11° 18' 47.8"776.53 mieast3° 57' 31.4"272.06 minorth819.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboTue 12:04 PM151 km94 miles81 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:04 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamTue 11:04 AM236 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:04 PM247 km154 miles134 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownTue 11:04 AM289 km179 miles156 nmWest W
LindenTue 11:04 AM323 km200 miles174 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 12:04 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
ScarboroughTue 11:04 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoTue 11:04 AM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasTue 11:04 AM744 km462 miles402 nmWest-northwest WNW

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