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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 16:20:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 51° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.17 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.9"966.56 miwest0° 09' 39.0"11.06 minorth966.97 mi
24 hours13° 14' 21.8"886.72 mieast4° 11' 28.2"288.10 minorth939.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSat 1:20 PM168 km104 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sat 2:20 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Sat 2:20 PM432 km269 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:20 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 2:20 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 2:20 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM1348 km837 miles728 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSat 1:20 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E
BelémSat 1:20 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 12:20 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW

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