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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, March 5, 2013 at 09:52:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 50° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.75 meters/second, 1503.9 km/hour, 934.5 miles/hour or 812.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.57 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.9"934.18 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 minorth934.21 mi
24 hours14° 04' 20.0"912.19 mieast0° 49' 06.0"56.29 minorth916.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São José do Rio PretoTue 6:52 AM114 km71 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
BauruTue 6:52 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PirassunungaTue 6:52 AM349 km217 miles188 nmEast-southeast ESE
GoiâniaTue 6:52 AM427 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CampinasTue 6:52 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
São PauloTue 6:52 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
Barra do GarçasTue 6:52 AM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CuritibaTue 6:52 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth S
SantosTue 6:52 AM569 km354 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
BrasiliaTue 6:52 AM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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