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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 08:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 55° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.92 meters/second, 1572.9 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.5"977.13 miwest0° 09' 41.2"11.10 misouth976.88 mi
24 hours12° 48' 12.0"864.04 mieast3° 32' 08.7"243.09 misouth891.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sinop *Sat 5:34 AM103 km64 miles56 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Barra do GarçasSat 5:34 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 4:34 AM679 km422 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 6:34 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausSat 4:34 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 4:34 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSat 4:34 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
La PazSat 4:34 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sat 5:34 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouth S
BelémSat 5:34 AM1490 km926 miles805 nmNortheast NE

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