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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 17:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 52° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.1"985.19 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 minorth985.56 mi
24 hours12° 25' 48.6"846.49 mieast4° 39' 39.7"320.31 minorth909.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguSun 2:20 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Barra do GarçasSun 2:20 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 3:20 PM831 km517 miles449 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSun 2:20 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausSun 1:20 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 2:20 PM1604 km996 miles866 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Sun 3:20 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSun 1:20 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest W
SucreSun 1:20 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSun 2:20 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth N
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