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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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 47° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.9"944.60 miwest0° 01' 57.6"2.25 misouth944.70 mi
24 hours11° 28' 39.3"746.85 mieast1° 11' 39.4"82.15 misouth754.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 11:56 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:56 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:56 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 11:56 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:56 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 11:56 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 11:56 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:56 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 12:56 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sSun 11:56 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmWest-southwest WSW
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