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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 07:48:00 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: 59%

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 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 08' South, Longitude: 39° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.4"1000.20 miwest0° 11' 31.3"13.20 misouth1000.14 mi
24 hours11° 50' 05.2"815.36 mieast4° 30' 17.6"309.57 misouth868.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 4:48 AM173 km108 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SobralFri 4:48 AM189 km117 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
MossoróFri 4:48 AM224 km139 miles121 nmEast E
Juàzeiro do NorteFri 4:48 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth S
NatalFri 4:48 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast E
RecifeFri 4:48 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióFri 4:48 AM640 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 5:48 AM778 km484 miles420 nmEast E
SalvadorFri 4:48 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth S
BelémFri 4:48 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest-northwest WNW

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