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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 Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 15:56:00 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 phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 40° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.31 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.8"944.38 miwest0° 01' 53.6"2.17 minorth944.29 mi
24 hours11° 40' 34.2"759.86 mieast0° 19' 27.9"22.32 minorth759.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 2:56 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSat 12:56 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSat 11:56 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 12:56 PM2202 km1369 miles1189 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:56 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 11:56 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:56 AM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmWest W
CastriesSat 11:56 AM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:56 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmWest W
KingstownSat 11:56 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest-southwest WSW

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