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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 Wednesday, May 8, 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: 2%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 44° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.12 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.8"977.62 miwest0° 08' 05.1"9.27 minorth977.39 mi
24 hours11° 22' 56.5"765.93 mieast2° 54' 24.5"199.85 minorth786.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneWed 10:48 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 10:48 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 9:48 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmWest W
GeorgetownWed 9:48 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 10:48 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CastriesWed 9:48 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceWed 9:48 AM1812 km1126 miles979 nmWest W
KingstownWed 9:48 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmWest W
RoseauWed 9:48 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest W
Port of SpainWed 9:48 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmWest W

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