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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 12:58:00 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 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' North, Longitude: 43° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.05 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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' 05.6"990.94 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 minorth990.76 mi
24 hours11° 13' 15.5"765.03 mieast3° 33' 49.8"244.96 minorth798.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 9:58 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 9:58 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 9:58 AM1362 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 9:58 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownTue 8:58 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest W
BridgetownTue 8:58 AM1803 km1120 miles973 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesTue 8:58 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 8:58 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 8:58 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 8:58 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-northwest WNW

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