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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 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: 41%

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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 32° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.3"944.08 miwest0° 05' 14.2"6.00 misouth943.85 mi
24 hours14° 03' 32.5"920.15 mieast1° 30' 59.9"104.33 misouth921.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 5:44 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 5:44 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 6:44 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Mon 6:44 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 6:44 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 5:44 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémMon 5:44 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 5:44 AM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 8:44 AM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmEast E
Montevideo *Mon 6:44 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmSouthwest SW

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