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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 6:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%

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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 26° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.55 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.31 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.5"978.56 miWest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 miSouth978.31 mi
24 hours12° 44' 47.7"861.33 miEast3° 35' 57.6"247.45 miSouth889.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 3:30 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 3:30 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 3:30 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:30 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 6:30 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Sat 4:30 AM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 4:30 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 6:30 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 6:30 AM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 3:30 AM2756 km1713 miles1488 nmWest-northwest WNW

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