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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: 0%
Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 01' North
Longitude: 37° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.7"986.45 miwest0° 09' 15.1"10.60 minorth986.25 mi
24 hours11° 23' 57.9"774.10 mieast3° 24' 15.8"234.04 minorth803.98 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 PM1575 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaWed 11:36 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 11:36 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 11:36 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 11:36 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 11:36 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmSouth S
DakarWed 2:36 PM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 2:36 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmEast E
GeorgetownWed 10:36 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest W
BissauWed 2:36 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmEast E
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