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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 07:56:00 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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 20° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.75 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.2"944.54 miwest0° 05' 19.9"6.11 misouth944.31 mi
24 hours14° 02' 32.5"919.46 mieast1° 33' 27.7"107.15 misouth921.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:56 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmEast E
RecifeMon 4:56 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 4:56 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:56 AM2399 km1491 miles1296 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:56 AM2577 km1601 miles1392 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 5:56 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 5:56 AM2925 km1818 miles1579 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 7:56 AM2978 km1850 miles1608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 7:56 AM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 7:56 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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