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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 10:26:00 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 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 39° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.50 meters/second, 1531.8 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.2"951.51 miwest0° 07' 09.3"8.20 misouth951.23 mi
24 hours14° 12' 21.9"937.17 mieast2° 19' 11.2"159.55 misouth944.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo Otoni *Mon 8:26 AM201 km125 miles109 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vitória *Mon 8:26 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 8:26 AM512 km318 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 7:26 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 8:26 AM707 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 8:26 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 8:26 AM989 km614 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 7:26 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 7:26 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorth N
BelémMon 7:26 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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