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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 16:24:00 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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' North, Longitude: 74° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.9"996.76 miwest0° 10' 23.5"11.90 minorth996.64 mi
24 hours11° 18' 59.2"776.36 mieast3° 55' 54.6"270.22 minorth818.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedellinTue 11:24 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouthwest SW
BucaramangaTue 11:24 AM168 km104 miles91 nmEast E
MonteríaTue 11:24 AM205 km127 miles110 nmNorthwest NW
CúcutaTue 11:24 AM246 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManizalesTue 11:24 AM272 km169 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PereiraTue 11:24 AM303 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BogotaTue 11:24 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CartagenaTue 11:24 AM351 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VillavicencioTue 11:24 AM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarranquillaTue 11:24 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
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