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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%

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 Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' North, Longitude: 76° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.4"942.70 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 minorth942.66 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.3"755.86 mieast0° 06' 43.1"7.70 misouth756.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de Cuba *Sun 4:30 PM83 km51 miles45 nmEast E
Holguín *Sun 4:30 PM92 km57 miles50 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Camagüey *Sun 4:30 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
Montego BaySun 3:30 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
KingstonSun 3:30 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
May PenSun 3:30 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gonaïves *Sun 4:30 PM418 km260 miles226 nmEast E
Santa Clara *Sun 4:30 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
Cap-Haïtien *Sun 4:30 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast E
Port-au-Prince *Sun 4:30 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE

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