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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 08:18:00 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: 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' South, Longitude: 34° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.81 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 34.3"988.10 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 misouth987.91 mi
24 hours12° 31' 22.2"853.81 mieast4° 06' 22.9"282.26 misouth893.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSat 5:18 AM110 km68 miles59 nmWest W
RecifeSat 5:18 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth N
CaruaruSat 5:18 AM208 km129 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
GaranhunsSat 5:18 AM212 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatalSat 5:18 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 5:18 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 6:18 AM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 5:18 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sat 6:18 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:18 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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