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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 15:14:00 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 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 57° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 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"997.21 miwest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 minorth997.09 mi
24 hours11° 18' 49.0"776.51 mieast3° 57' 20.5"271.86 minorth818.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownTue 11:14 AM61 km38 miles33 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamTue 11:14 AM102 km64 miles55 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LindenTue 11:14 AM139 km86 miles75 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:14 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboTue 12:14 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:14 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
San FernandoTue 11:14 AM538 km334 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
ChaguanasTue 11:14 AM551 km342 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughTue 11:14 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainTue 11:14 AM569 km354 miles307 nmNorthwest NW

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