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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 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' North, Longitude: 49° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.83 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"985.95 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 minorth985.75 mi
24 hours11° 24' 11.6"773.97 mieast3° 22' 57.4"232.53 minorth803.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneWed 12:26 PM762 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:26 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 12:26 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:26 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownWed 11:26 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownWed 11:26 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesWed 11:26 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownWed 11:26 AM1316 km817 miles710 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceWed 11:26 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainWed 11:26 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmWest W
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