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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 Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 09:54:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 09:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' North, Longitude: 57° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.93 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.0"997.41 miwest0° 10' 22.5"11.88 minorth997.29 mi
24 hours11° 13' 02.1"769.96 mieast3° 54' 58.9"269.15 minorth811.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownSun 5:54 AM42 km26 miles23 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamSun 5:54 AM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LindenSun 5:54 AM126 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieSun 6:54 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSun 6:54 AM337 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 6:54 AM467 km290 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
San FernandoSun 5:54 AM524 km325 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
ChaguanasSun 5:54 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughSun 5:54 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainSun 5:54 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
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