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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 13:44:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' South, Longitude: 28° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.14 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.1"946.30 miwest0° 06' 50.9"7.85 minorth946.64 mi
24 hours14° 07' 34.3"928.51 mieast3° 15' 44.2"224.33 minorth963.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 10:44 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:44 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:44 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:44 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 11:44 AM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:44 AM2103 km1307 miles1135 nmWest W
JamestownFri 1:44 PM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmEast E
BelémFri 10:44 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 10:44 AM3131 km1945 miles1690 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:44 PM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmNortheast NE

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