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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 16:04:00 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 16:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' North, Longitude: 69° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.70 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 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"996.89 miwest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 minorth996.77 mi
24 hours11° 18' 56.4"776.40 mieast3° 56' 19.3"270.69 minorth818.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Fernando de ApureTue 11:34 AM268 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto AyacuchoTue 11:34 AM303 km188 miles163 nmSoutheast SE
CúcutaTue 11:04 AM305 km189 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
BarquisimetoTue 11:34 AM310 km193 miles168 nmNorth N
BucaramangaTue 11:04 AM369 km229 miles199 nmWest W
ValenciaTue 11:34 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracayTue 11:34 AM425 km264 miles229 nmNortheast NE
MaracaiboTue 11:34 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaracasTue 11:34 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
WillemstadTue 12:04 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N

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