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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 13:48:00 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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' North, Longitude: 55° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.51 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.2"990.53 miwest0° 09' 30.8"10.90 minorth990.35 mi
24 hours11° 13' 32.1"765.04 mieast3° 32' 39.2"243.62 minorth798.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownTue 9:48 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 10:48 AM450 km279 miles243 nmSouth S
New AmsterdamTue 9:48 AM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieTue 10:48 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 10:48 AM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LindenTue 9:48 AM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownTue 9:48 AM569 km353 miles307 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughTue 9:48 AM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasTue 9:48 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest W
San FernandoTue 9:48 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest W

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