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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 Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10:54:00 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: 38%

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 Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 11' North, Longitude: 61° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.95 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.3"986.22 miwest0° 09' 02.2"10.35 minorth986.02 mi
24 hours11° 13' 49.2"762.12 mieast3° 19' 09.7"228.18 minorth790.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ScarboroughMon 6:54 AM55 km34 miles30 nmEast E
Port of SpainMon 6:54 AM65 km40 miles35 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChaguanasMon 6:54 AM76 km47 miles41 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FernandoMon 6:54 AM102 km63 miles55 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sMon 6:54 AM111 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstownMon 6:54 AM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth N
MaturínMon 6:24 AM265 km165 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 6:54 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNortheast NE
Vieux FortMon 6:54 AM284 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
CastriesMon 6:54 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
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