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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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 04:46:00 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: 98%

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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 54° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.64 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"1003.47 miwest0° 11' 43.9"13.43 misouth1003.50 mi
24 hours11° 47' 34.5"815.28 mieast4° 38' 30.3"318.94 misouth873.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémWed 1:46 AM60 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Félix do XinguWed 1:46 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausWed 12:46 AM620 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 1:46 AM680 km423 miles367 nmEast E
CayenneWed 1:46 AM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 1:46 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 1:46 AM855 km532 miles462 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieWed 1:46 AM907 km563 miles490 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamWed 12:46 AM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenWed 12:46 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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