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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 09:34:00 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: 26%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 27° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.78 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.87 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.8"952.13 miwest0° 07' 14.9"8.31 misouth951.86 mi
24 hours14° 10' 45.4"935.95 mieast2° 21' 43.5"162.46 misouth943.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 6:34 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 6:34 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 7:34 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 6:34 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 7:34 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 7:34 AM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmWest W
JamestownMon 9:34 AM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmEast E
BelémMon 6:34 AM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaMon 9:34 AM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 9:34 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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