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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' North, Longitude: 51° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.9 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.1"985.86 miwest0° 09' 11.6"10.53 minorth985.66 mi
24 hours11° 24' 14.4"773.96 mieast3° 22' 41.3"232.22 minorth803.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:36 PM675 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneWed 12:36 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth S
ParamariboWed 12:36 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:36 PM818 km508 miles441 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamWed 11:36 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownWed 11:36 AM855 km531 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 11:36 AM884 km550 miles478 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenWed 11:36 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
ScarboroughWed 11:36 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest W
CastriesWed 11:36 AM1053 km655 miles569 nmWest-northwest WNW
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