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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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 07:34:00 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: 57%

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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' South, Longitude: 31° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.0"938.11 miwest0° 03' 01.1"3.46 misouth937.97 mi
24 hours14° 03' 46.1"915.01 mieast0° 35' 53.0"41.14 misouth914.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 4:34 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroMon 4:34 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeMon 4:34 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloMon 4:34 AM1642 km1020 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaMon 4:34 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 4:34 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownMon 7:34 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmEast E
BelémMon 4:34 AM2768 km1720 miles1494 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 4:34 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 5:34 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmSouthwest SW
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