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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 08:54:00 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 34° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.14 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.7"943.99 miwest0° 05' 13.0"5.98 misouth943.76 mi
24 hours14° 03' 44.8"920.30 mieast1° 30' 29.1"103.74 misouth921.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Mon 6:54 AM636 km395 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 5:54 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 6:54 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeMon 5:54 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Mon 6:54 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 6:54 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 5:54 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémMon 5:54 AM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 5:54 AM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 6:54 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmSouthwest SW
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