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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 14:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' South, Longitude: 42° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.45 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.2"946.99 miwest0° 06' 58.3"7.99 minorth947.33 mi
24 hours14° 05' 41.7"927.06 mieast3° 18' 18.7"227.27 minorth962.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Governador Valadares *Fri 12:44 PM114 km71 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
Teófilo Otoni *Fri 12:44 PM125 km78 miles67 nmEast E
Montes Claros *Fri 12:44 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 12:44 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória *Fri 12:44 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
Niterói *Fri 12:44 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:44 PM547 km340 miles296 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Fri 12:44 PM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pirassununga *Fri 12:44 PM662 km411 miles357 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorFri 11:44 AM720 km448 miles389 nmNortheast NE

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