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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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 13:50:00 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: 2%

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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 41° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.43 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.0"998.54 miwest0° 11' 37.1"13.31 minorth998.79 mi
24 hours11° 50' 30.6"815.52 mieast4° 41' 52.9"322.80 minorth879.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaSun 10:50 AM144 km90 miles78 nmWest W
SobralSun 10:50 AM220 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 10:50 AM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSun 10:50 AM790 km491 miles426 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSun 10:50 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 10:50 AM902 km561 miles487 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:50 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast E
BrasiliaSun 10:50 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSun 10:50 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSun 10:50 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSouth S
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