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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 08:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 15' South, Longitude: 45° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.18 meters/second, 1545.0 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.00 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.4"959.77 miwest0° 07' 47.1"8.92 misouth959.49 mi
24 hours13° 28' 27.6"894.88 mieast2° 38' 46.7"181.99 misouth906.97 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 6:44 AM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Sun 6:44 AM256 km159 miles138 nmWest W
Goiânia *Sun 6:44 AM405 km252 miles219 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Sun 6:44 AM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pirassununga *Sun 6:44 AM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:44 AM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sun 6:44 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth S
SalvadorSun 5:44 AM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSun 5:44 AM1468 km912 miles792 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 5:44 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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