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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 09:58:00 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: 47%

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 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 01' South, Longitude: 58° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.35 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.2"987.07 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 misouth986.87 mi
24 hours12° 34' 32.4"856.63 mieast4° 04' 07.3"279.67 misouth895.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoSat 5:58 AM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 5:58 AM738 km459 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSat 5:58 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth N
RiberaltaSat 5:58 AM792 km492 miles428 nmWest W
Rio BrancoSat 5:58 AM979 km608 miles528 nmWest W
SucreSat 5:58 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazSat 5:58 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 7:58 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSat 6:58 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 6:58 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth S

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