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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:08:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' South, Longitude: 32° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.85 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.0"988.21 miwest0° 10' 51.4"12.44 misouth988.02 mi
24 hours12° 31' 03.4"853.53 mieast4° 06' 36.3"282.51 misouth893.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 5:08 AM332 km207 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSat 5:08 AM375 km233 miles202 nmWest W
NatalSat 5:08 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 6:08 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 5:08 AM764 km475 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 5:08 AM954 km593 miles515 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sat 6:08 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:08 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 5:08 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 6:08 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouthwest SW

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