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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 16:30:00 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 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 54° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.23 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 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' 55.9"966.69 miwest0° 09' 39.9"11.07 minorth967.11 mi
24 hours13° 14' 01.4"886.44 mieast4° 11' 44.1"288.40 minorth939.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sat 1:30 PM246 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Barra do GarçasSat 1:30 PM251 km156 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
Goiânia *Sat 2:30 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Sat 2:30 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:30 PM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sat 1:30 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Sat 2:30 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 12:30 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSat 12:30 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 2:30 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmSoutheast SE

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