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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 09:48:00 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: 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 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 60' South, Longitude: 56° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.39 meters/second, 1589.0 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.0"987.17 miwest0° 10' 47.2"12.36 misouth986.97 mi
24 hours12° 34' 13.4"856.34 mieast4° 04' 21.1"279.94 misouth895.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sinop *Sat 6:48 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Félix do XinguSat 6:48 AM619 km384 miles334 nmNortheast NE
ManausSat 5:48 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 5:48 AM857 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 7:48 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 5:48 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmWest W
BelémSat 6:48 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 5:48 AM1377 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 5:48 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sat 6:48 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmSouth S

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