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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 14:36:00 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 00' North, Longitude: 37° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.03 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.7"986.39 miwest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 minorth986.19 mi
24 hours11° 23' 57.5"774.04 mieast3° 24' 17.7"234.06 minorth803.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 1:36 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaWed 11:36 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 11:36 AM1797 km1116 miles970 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 11:36 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 11:36 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 11:36 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmSouth S
DakarWed 2:36 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 2:36 PM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmEast E
GeorgetownWed 10:36 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmWest W
BissauWed 2:36 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmEast E

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