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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 15:36:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 39' North, Longitude: 70° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.67 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.9"976.59 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 minorth976.36 mi
24 hours11° 23' 42.3"766.01 mieast2° 51' 13.2"196.21 minorth785.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadWed 11:36 AM140 km87 miles75 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadWed 11:36 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboWed 11:06 AM345 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoWed 11:06 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ValenciaWed 11:06 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
MaracayWed 11:06 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
CaracasWed 11:06 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
Santo DomingoWed 11:36 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
La RomanaWed 11:36 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarranquillaWed 10:36 AM555 km345 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW

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