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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: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' North, Longitude: 42° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.1"982.49 miwest0° 08' 32.9"9.79 minorth982.27 mi
24 hours11° 13' 23.7"758.65 mieast3° 07' 01.7"214.31 minorth783.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 8:38 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 8:38 AM1551 km964 miles837 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 8:38 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownTue 7:38 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 8:38 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownTue 7:38 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmWest W
CastriesTue 7:38 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 7:38 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmWest W
KingstownTue 7:38 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmWest W
RoseauTue 7:38 AM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmWest-northwest WNW
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