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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' North, Longitude: 62° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 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' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.1"997.08 miwest0° 10' 25.7"11.94 minorth996.96 mi
24 hours11° 18' 51.9"776.47 mieast3° 56' 56.1"271.39 minorth818.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad GuayanaTue 11:04 AM129 km80 miles70 nmNorth N
Ciudad BolívarTue 11:04 AM149 km93 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
MaturínTue 11:04 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San FernandoTue 11:34 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChaguanasTue 11:34 AM387 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port of SpainTue 11:34 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ScarboroughTue 11:34 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Georgetown (Guyana)Tue 11:34 AM488 km303 miles264 nmEast E
LindenTue 11:34 AM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaTue 11:34 AM524 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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