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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 26, 2013 at 02:46:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 09' North, Longitude: 37° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.0"1003.15 miwest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 misouth1003.33 mi
24 hours11° 29' 54.8"794.17 mieast4° 39' 11.6"319.72 misouth856.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 11:46 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:46 AM934 km581 miles504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeMon 11:46 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouth S
BelémMon 11:46 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 11:46 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:46 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmSouth S
PraiaTue 1:46 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboMon 11:46 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 10:46 PM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmWest W
BrasiliaMon 11:46 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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