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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 11' North, Longitude: 54° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.75 meters/second, 1586.7 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 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' 37.0"985.83 miwest0° 09' 10.9"10.52 minorth985.63 mi
24 hours11° 24' 17.7"773.99 mieast3° 22' 23.4"231.89 minorth803.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboWed 12:46 PM599 km372 miles324 nmSouth S
BridgetownWed 11:46 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:46 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth S
GeorgetownWed 11:46 AM635 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamWed 11:46 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:46 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ScarboroughWed 11:46 AM689 km428 miles372 nmWest W
LindenWed 11:46 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneWed 12:46 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Vieux FortWed 11:46 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
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