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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 14:42:00 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: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' South, Longitude: 56° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.46 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 37.4"933.55 miwest0° 03' 40.2"4.21 minorth933.74 mi
24 hours14° 44' 15.7"956.95 mieast2° 07' 15.7"145.89 minorth974.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 11:42 AM137 km85 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
Campo Grande *Thu 11:42 AM247 km154 miles133 nmEast E
Asuncion *Thu 11:42 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 10:42 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad del Este *Thu 11:42 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 12:42 PM641 km399 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreThu 10:42 AM882 km548 miles476 nmWest W
SaltaThu 11:42 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 12:42 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Thu 12:42 PM1129 km701 miles610 nmEast-southeast ESE
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