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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 15:04:00 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 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' North, Longitude: 55° 18' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"997.28 miwest0° 10' 26.9"11.97 minorth997.16 mi
24 hours11° 18' 47.7"776.53 mieast3° 57' 32.7"272.09 minorth819.08 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 PM145 km90 miles78 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:04 PM228 km141 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:04 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamTue 11:04 AM264 km164 miles142 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownTue 11:04 AM318 km198 miles172 nmWest W
LindenTue 11:04 AM350 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 12:04 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSoutheast SE
ScarboroughTue 11:04 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoTue 11:04 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasTue 11:04 AM770 km479 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
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