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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 17:10:00 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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' South, Longitude: 50° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.42 meters/second, 1585.5 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 01.3"985.08 miwest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 minorth985.45 mi
24 hours12° 26' 06.7"846.75 mieast4° 39' 32.9"320.18 minorth910.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palmas *Sun 3:10 PM236 km147 miles127 nmEast E
São Félix do XinguSun 2:10 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Barra do GarçasSun 2:10 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sun 3:10 PM686 km426 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSun 2:10 PM986 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausSun 1:10 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 2:10 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSun 2:10 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Sun 3:10 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 3:10 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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