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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 08:18:00 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 46° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"1000.02 miwest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 misouth999.95 mi
24 hours11° 50' 49.1"816.07 mieast4° 29' 58.3"309.21 misouth869.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémFri 5:18 AM468 km291 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Félix do XinguFri 5:18 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 5:18 AM903 km561 miles487 nmEast E
Brasilia *Fri 6:18 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 5:18 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneFri 5:18 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeFri 5:18 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausFri 4:18 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 5:18 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorthwest NW
GeorgetownFri 4:18 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorthwest NW
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