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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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 56° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.13 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.3"950.67 miwest0° 07' 01.8"8.06 misouth950.39 mi
24 hours14° 14' 30.1"938.80 mieast2° 15' 44.2"155.60 misouth945.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Mon 8:36 AM238 km148 miles129 nmNorth N
Barra do GarçasMon 8:36 AM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 7:36 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Mon 8:36 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Mon 9:36 AM940 km584 miles508 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 7:36 AM940 km584 miles508 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:36 AM1218 km757 miles657 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 7:36 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmWest W
Rio BrancoMon 7:36 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:36 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast-southeast ESE
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