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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 18:28:00 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 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' North, Longitude: 81° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.06 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.8"970.75 miwest0° 07' 21.4"8.43 minorth970.51 mi
24 hours11° 32' 22.2"771.45 mieast2° 34' 33.1"177.12 minorth786.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasThu 12:28 PM181 km113 miles98 nmWest-southwest WSW
MatagalpaThu 12:28 PM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
George Town (Cayman)Thu 1:28 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
La CeibaThu 12:28 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasayaThu 12:28 PM553 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
ManaguaThu 12:28 PM556 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaThu 12:28 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest W
Montego BayThu 1:28 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNortheast NE
AlajuelaThu 12:28 PM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseThu 12:28 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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