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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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 15:14:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' North, Longitude: 35° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.88 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.4"972.60 miwest0° 07' 36.0"8.71 minorth972.36 mi
24 hours11° 31' 24.0"771.80 mieast2° 40' 48.4"184.28 minorth788.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 2:14 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmEast E
DakarThu 3:14 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast E
BanjulThu 3:14 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmEast E
FortalezaThu 12:14 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottThu 3:14 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 3:14 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmEast E
CayenneThu 12:14 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 12:14 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouthwest SW
ConakryThu 3:14 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmEast E
ParamariboThu 12:14 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest-southwest WSW

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