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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 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: 36%

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 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 46° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.78 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.1"970.07 miwest0° 09' 22.9"10.75 misouth969.80 mi
24 hours13° 23' 12.9"898.17 mieast3° 21' 44.2"231.19 misouth920.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Sun 7:58 AM253 km157 miles137 nmSouthwest SW
Goiânia *Sun 7:58 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouthwest SW
Barra do GarçasSun 6:58 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sun 7:58 AM677 km421 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSun 6:58 AM857 km532 miles463 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 7:58 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sun 7:58 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmSouth S
RecifeSun 6:58 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSun 6:58 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 6:58 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmNortheast NE

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