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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 Tuesday, May 7, 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: 6%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' North, Longitude: 41° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.09 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.8"991.02 miwest0° 09' 33.9"10.96 minorth990.84 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.2"765.03 mieast3° 34' 03.9"245.23 minorth799.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 9:48 AM1355 km842 miles731 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 9:48 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaTue 9:48 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth S
ParamariboTue 9:48 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownTue 8:48 AM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmWest W
PraiaTue 11:48 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
BridgetownTue 8:48 AM2062 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 9:48 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesTue 8:48 AM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 8:48 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-northwest WNW

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