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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 08:58:00 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: 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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' South, Longitude: 56° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.00 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"999.78 miwest0° 11' 30.3"13.18 misouth999.70 mi
24 hours11° 51' 47.9"817.03 mieast4° 29' 31.8"308.70 misouth869.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémFri 5:58 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausFri 4:58 AM485 km302 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Félix do XinguFri 5:58 AM495 km307 miles267 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 5:58 AM966 km600 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneFri 5:58 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 5:58 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
GeorgetownFri 4:58 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 4:58 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 6:58 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 4:58 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmSouthwest SW

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