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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 07:58:00 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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 59° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.73 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.1"992.43 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 misouth992.27 mi
24 hours12° 10' 02.4"832.56 mieast4° 09' 53.7"286.26 misouth875.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoFri 3:58 AM495 km308 miles268 nmWest W
ManausFri 3:58 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth N
RiberaltaFri 3:58 AM783 km487 miles423 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 3:58 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoFri 3:58 AM940 km584 miles507 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 3:58 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouthwest SW
SucreFri 3:58 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 4:58 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Fri 5:58 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboFri 4:58 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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