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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 06:40:00 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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 40' South, Longitude: 52° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.4"1002.46 miwest0° 11' 32.9"13.23 misouth1002.44 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.5"804.37 mieast4° 31' 53.4"311.38 misouth859.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémThu 3:40 AM310 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Félix do XinguThu 3:40 AM331 km205 miles179 nmSouth S
BelémThu 3:40 AM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausThu 2:40 AM871 km541 miles470 nmWest W
CayenneThu 3:40 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 3:40 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownThu 2:40 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Thu 4:40 AM1423 km884 miles769 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 3:40 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast E
SalvadorThu 3:40 AM1827 km1136 miles987 nmSoutheast SE

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