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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:08:00 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: 60%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' South, Longitude: 29° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.30 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"1000.44 miwest0° 11' 31.9"13.21 misouth1000.38 mi
24 hours11° 49' 07.3"814.41 mieast4° 30' 42.7"310.05 misouth868.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 5:08 AM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatalFri 4:08 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest W
RecifeFri 4:08 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 4:08 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 4:08 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 4:08 AM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmWest W
PraiaFri 6:08 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Fri 5:08 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 7:08 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 7:08 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE

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