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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 17, 2013 at 23:02:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%

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 17, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 78° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.4"961.51 miwest0° 05' 48.6"6.66 misouth961.78 mi
24 hours11° 11' 49.7"741.00 mieast2° 40' 26.0"183.85 misouth768.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BayWed 6:02 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
May PenWed 6:02 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonWed 6:02 PM253 km157 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
George Town (Cayman)Wed 6:02 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de Cuba *Wed 7:02 PM471 km292 miles254 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Wed 7:02 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Wed 7:02 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto CabezasWed 5:02 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santa Clara *Wed 7:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
Gonaïves *Wed 7:02 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE

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