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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 Sunday, January 13, 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 18' South, Longitude: 38° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.18 meters/second, 1584.6 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.3"984.52 miwest0° 11' 13.1"12.85 minorth984.90 mi
24 hours12° 27' 36.9"848.04 mieast4° 38' 57.4"319.51 minorth911.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AracajuSun 1:20 PM159 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlagoinhasSun 1:20 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth S
Feira de SantanaSun 1:20 PM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 1:20 PM295 km184 miles159 nmSouth S
MaceióSun 1:20 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSun 1:20 PM460 km286 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE
NatalSun 1:20 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 1:20 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaSun 2:20 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Sun 2:20 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmWest-southwest WSW
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