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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' North, Longitude: 74° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.2"989.90 miwest0° 09' 26.8"10.82 minorth989.71 mi
24 hours11° 13' 58.4"765.06 mieast3° 30' 49.1"241.52 minorth797.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarranquillaTue 10:04 AM117 km72 miles63 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa MartaTue 10:04 AM130 km81 miles70 nmNorth N
CartagenaTue 10:04 AM148 km92 miles80 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonteríaTue 10:04 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSouthwest SW
MaracaiboTue 10:34 AM297 km185 miles160 nmEast-northeast ENE
CúcutaTue 10:04 AM305 km189 miles164 nmSoutheast SE
BucaramangaTue 10:04 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinTue 10:04 AM448 km278 miles242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadTue 11:04 AM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
BarquisimetoTue 10:34 AM542 km337 miles293 nmEast E

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