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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 08:34:00 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: 37%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 26° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.25 meters/second, 1563.3 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.1"971.14 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.87 misouth970.87 mi
24 hours13° 20' 17.4"895.76 mieast3° 24' 43.6"234.61 misouth919.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 5:34 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 5:34 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 5:34 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:34 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 8:34 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sun 6:34 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 6:34 AM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 8:34 AM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 5:34 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSun 8:34 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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