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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 Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 14:20:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 29° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.6"991.25 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 minorth991.58 mi
24 hours12° 15' 21.0"839.11 mieast4° 44' 19.0"325.62 minorth903.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:20 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 11:20 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 11:20 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 11:20 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Sun 12:20 PM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:20 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:20 AM2243 km1393 miles1211 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sun 12:20 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownSun 2:20 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSun 2:20 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
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