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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: 15%

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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' North, Longitude: 59° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.97 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.0"981.78 miwest0° 08' 28.6"9.71 minorth981.56 mi
24 hours11° 13' 50.9"758.63 mieast3° 05' 07.6"212.12 minorth783.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownTue 8:48 AM72 km45 miles39 nmNorth N
ScarboroughTue 8:48 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownTue 8:48 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vieux FortTue 8:48 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorthwest NW
CastriesTue 8:48 AM229 km142 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
Saint George'sTue 8:48 AM238 km148 miles129 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 8:48 AM287 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port of SpainTue 8:48 AM288 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
ChaguanasTue 8:48 AM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
San FernandoTue 8:48 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW

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