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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 07:58:00 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: 69%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 53° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.44 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.7"1005.27 miwest0° 11' 36.0"13.28 misouth1005.34 mi
24 hours11° 21' 21.0"785.46 mieast4° 38' 31.6"318.96 misouth846.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacapáThu 4:58 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantarémThu 4:58 AM277 km172 miles149 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 4:58 AM524 km326 miles283 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneThu 4:58 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 4:58 AM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 4:58 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausThu 3:58 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieThu 4:58 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamThu 3:58 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenThu 3:58 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW

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