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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 12:48:00 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: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' North, Longitude: 52° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"1000.63 miwest0° 10' 35.1"12.12 minorth1000.55 mi
24 hours11° 07' 46.7"766.11 mieast4° 03' 07.7"278.46 minorth812.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 9:48 AM82 km51 miles44 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 9:48 AM208 km129 miles112 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 9:48 AM334 km207 miles180 nmWest W
Nieuw NickerieMon 9:48 AM536 km333 miles290 nmWest W
New AmsterdamMon 8:48 AM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 8:48 AM677 km420 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenMon 8:48 AM678 km421 miles366 nmWest W
BelémMon 9:48 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownMon 8:48 AM1161 km722 miles627 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainMon 8:48 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmWest-northwest WNW

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