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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 07:08:00 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: 74%

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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 47° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.92 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.7"992.86 miwest0° 10' 58.1"12.57 misouth992.71 mi
24 hours12° 08' 52.0"831.55 mieast4° 10' 53.2"287.39 misouth874.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Araguaína *Fri 5:08 AM155 km96 miles83 nmNorthwest NW
Palmas *Fri 5:08 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Félix do XinguFri 4:08 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémFri 4:08 AM766 km476 miles413 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Fri 5:08 AM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
FortalezaFri 4:08 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 4:08 AM1097 km682 miles593 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 4:08 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmEast E
ManausFri 3:08 AM1518 km943 miles819 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneFri 4:08 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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