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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 Sunday, February 3, 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: 53%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' South, Longitude: 43° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.00 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 27' 07.1"959.89 miwest0° 07' 48.0"8.94 misouth959.61 mi
24 hours13° 28' 11.3"894.68 mieast2° 39' 11.9"182.47 misouth906.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Sun 6:34 AM98 km61 miles53 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Sun 6:34 AM398 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sun 6:34 AM511 km318 miles276 nmWest W
Vitória *Sun 6:34 AM540 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSun 5:34 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Sun 6:34 AM661 km411 miles357 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:34 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 6:34 AM892 km554 miles481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSun 5:34 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 5:34 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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