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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 15:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 32' North, Longitude: 40° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.79 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 20.0"972.39 miwest0° 07' 34.2"8.68 minorth972.15 mi
24 hours11° 31' 30.7"771.76 mieast2° 40' 06.2"183.48 minorth788.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneThu 12:36 PM1691 km1050 miles913 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaThu 2:36 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmEast E
ParamariboThu 12:36 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 12:36 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaThu 12:36 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSouth S
BridgetownThu 11:36 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmWest W
GeorgetownThu 11:36 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesThu 11:36 AM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceThu 11:36 AM2235 km1388 miles1207 nmWest W
KingstownThu 11:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest W

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