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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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 12:16:00 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: 15%

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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 51° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.46 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 23' 27.4"935.73 miwest0° 03' 56.9"4.53 misouth935.55 mi
24 hours14° 50' 39.5"965.19 mieast0° 54' 36.5"62.61 misouth964.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Tue 10:16 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasTue 9:16 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth N
Pirassununga *Tue 10:16 AM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campinas *Tue 10:16 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Tue 10:16 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNortheast NE
Curitiba *Tue 10:16 AM658 km409 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Tue 10:16 AM670 km417 miles362 nmSoutheast SE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 9:16 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 10:16 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Tue 9:16 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouthwest SW

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