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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 Friday, April 26, 2013 at 01:58:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 26, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 26° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.40 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.5"962.51 miwest0° 08' 24.9"9.64 misouth962.24 mi
24 hours14° 08' 04.5"943.22 mieast2° 52' 17.4"197.46 misouth956.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 10:58 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 10:58 PM1271 km789 miles686 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 10:58 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 10:58 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaThu 10:58 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest W
São PauloThu 10:58 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownFri 1:58 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmEast E
BelémThu 10:58 PM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaFri 1:58 AM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:58 AM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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