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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 11:16:00 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: 25%

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 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 51° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.0"950.91 miwest0° 07' 03.9"8.10 misouth950.63 mi
24 hours14° 13' 53.6"938.34 mieast2° 16' 43.5"156.73 misouth945.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasMon 8:16 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Goiânia *Mon 9:16 AM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Mon 9:16 AM452 km281 miles244 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Mon 9:16 AM659 km409 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Mon 9:16 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 7:16 AM998 km620 miles539 nmWest W
Asuncion *Mon 8:16 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:16 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 7:16 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 8:16 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE

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