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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 08:34:00 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: 30%

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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 15° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.65 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.1"933.93 miwest0° 02' 09.9"2.48 misouth933.82 mi
24 hours14° 25' 05.7"934.82 mieast0° 13' 05.8"15.02 misouth934.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 8:34 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 5:34 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 5:34 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 6:34 AM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 8:34 AM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 5:34 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanTue 8:34 AM3115 km1935 miles1682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 8:34 AM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 8:34 AM3216 km1999 miles1737 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Tue 6:34 AM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmWest-southwest WSW
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