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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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 06:30:00 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: 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
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 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 3:30 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 3:30 AM1681 km1044 miles907 nmWest-northwest WNW
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 AM2508 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 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest-northwest WNW

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