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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: 26%
Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 26, 2017 at 12:16 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, May 3, 2017 at 2:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 08' North
Longitude: 64° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.02 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.70 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.2"941.63 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 misouth941.68 mi
24 hours13° 58' 35.7"913.51 mieast0° 57' 32.6"65.97 misouth918.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Road TownSun 4:30 PM80 km50 miles43 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Spanish TownSun 4:30 PM85 km53 miles46 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cruz BaySun 4:30 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSouth S
Saint ThomasSun 4:30 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSouth S
Charlotte AmalieSun 4:30 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSouth S
ChristianstedSun 4:30 PM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth S
San JuanSun 4:30 PM158 km98 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaguasSun 4:30 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSouthwest SW
ArroyoSun 4:30 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
GuayamaSun 4:30 PM189 km118 miles102 nmSouthwest SW

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