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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, May 2, 2013 at 09:14:00 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: 51%

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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 46° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.21 meters/second, 1574.0 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.5"977.88 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 minorth978.24 mi
24 hours12° 18' 55.7"832.09 mieast4° 04' 51.7"280.49 minorth883.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasThu 6:14 AM215 km134 miles116 nmEast E
BrasiliaThu 6:14 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GoiâniaThu 6:14 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 6:14 AM920 km571 miles497 nmEast E
BelémThu 6:14 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroThu 6:14 AM1236 km768 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloThu 6:14 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmSouth S
FortalezaThu 6:14 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
RecifeThu 6:14 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausThu 5:14 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW

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