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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 10:34:00 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: 40%

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 10:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 58° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.73 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.72 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.5"943.06 miwest0° 05' 01.1"5.75 misouth942.84 mi
24 hours14° 05' 46.2"921.71 mieast1° 25' 18.5"97.80 misouth922.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Mon 7:34 AM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 6:34 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzMon 6:34 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Mon 7:34 AM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth S
SucreMon 6:34 AM711 km442 miles384 nmWest W
SaltaMon 7:34 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
La PazMon 6:34 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Mon 8:34 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Mon 8:34 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 6:34 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorthwest NW

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