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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, May 3, 2013 at 10:14:00 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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 49° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.95 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.8"992.98 miwest0° 10' 46.4"12.34 minorth993.28 mi
24 hours11° 44' 18.4"803.82 mieast4° 25' 19.7"303.87 minorth862.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaFri 7:14 AM144 km90 miles78 nmNortheast NE
PalmasFri 7:14 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Félix do XinguFri 7:14 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémFri 7:14 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth N
BrasiliaFri 7:14 AM859 km533 miles464 nmSouth S
FortalezaFri 7:14 AM1262 km784 miles682 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 7:14 AM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausFri 6:14 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneFri 7:14 AM1488 km925 miles803 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeFri 7:14 AM1568 km975 miles847 nmEast E
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