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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 17:48:00 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 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' North, Longitude: 83° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.27 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.8 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.9"984.68 miwest0° 09' 03.6"10.38 minorth984.47 mi
24 hours11° 24' 52.3"773.76 mieast3° 19' 06.1"228.12 minorth801.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaWed 11:48 AM173 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseWed 11:48 AM178 km111 miles96 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimónWed 11:48 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiberiaWed 11:48 AM213 km133 miles115 nmWest-southwest WSW
San AndrésWed 12:48 PM249 km155 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaWed 11:48 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto CabezasWed 11:48 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 11:48 AM289 km179 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaWed 11:48 AM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavidWed 12:48 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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