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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 63° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.78 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.1"997.07 miwest0° 10' 25.6"11.94 minorth996.95 mi
24 hours11° 18' 52.3"776.46 mieast3° 56' 53.7"271.35 minorth818.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad BolívarTue 11:06 AM116 km72 miles62 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad GuayanaTue 11:06 AM134 km83 miles73 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaturínTue 11:06 AM281 km174 miles152 nmNorth N
San FernandoTue 11:36 AM381 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChaguanasTue 11:36 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port of SpainTue 11:36 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Fernando de ApureTue 11:06 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
ScarboroughTue 11:36 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto AyacuchoTue 11:06 AM535 km332 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
Georgetown (Guyana)Tue 11:36 AM542 km337 miles292 nmEast E

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