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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 Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:14:00 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: 22%

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 Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 42° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.99 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.0"952.69 miwest0° 06' 43.2"7.70 minorth953.01 mi
24 hours13° 19' 28.8"879.46 mieast3° 09' 04.5"216.68 minorth912.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo OtoniThu 8:14 AM87 km54 miles47 nmSoutheast SE
Governador ValadaresThu 8:14 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth S
Montes ClarosThu 8:14 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belo HorizonteThu 8:14 AM314 km195 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
VitóriaThu 8:14 AM374 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiteróiThu 8:14 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroThu 8:14 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth S
BrasiliaThu 8:14 AM633 km393 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 8:14 AM634 km394 miles343 nmNortheast NE
São PauloThu 8:14 AM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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