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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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 13:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 27° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.91 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.3"974.95 miwest0° 10' 13.0"11.71 minorth975.35 mi
24 hours12° 52' 15.9"868.39 mieast4° 21' 53.6"300.00 minorth925.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:20 AM931 km578 miles502 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 10:20 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:20 AM1549 km963 miles836 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:20 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 11:20 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 11:20 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 1:20 PM2407 km1495 miles1299 nmEast E
BelémSat 10:20 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 1:20 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:20 PM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmNortheast NE
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