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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.43 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.2"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 09.7"||960.39 mi||west||0° 07' 51.4"||9.00 mi||south||960.12 mi|
|24 hours||13° 27' 11.2"||894.00 mi||east||2° 40' 45.0"||184.26 mi||south||906.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sun 4:56 AM||577 km||358 miles||311 nm||NW|
|Recife||Sun 4:56 AM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm||N|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 5:56 AM||1204 km||748 miles||650 nm||SW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:56 AM||1451 km||902 miles||783 nm||NNW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:56 AM||1460 km||907 miles||789 nm||W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 5:56 AM||1535 km||954 miles||829 nm||SW|
|Belém||Sun 4:56 AM||2254 km||1401 miles||1217 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 4:56 AM||2633 km||1636 miles||1422 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Sun 5:56 AM||3015 km||1873 miles||1628 nm||SW|
|Jamestown||Sun 7:56 AM||3050 km||1895 miles||1647 nm||E|
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