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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 Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 05:00:00 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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' South, Longitude: 35° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.08 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.5"977.59 miwest0° 10' 24.0"11.91 minorth977.97 mi
24 hours12° 59' 54.8"879.88 mieast4° 23' 38.4"301.99 minorth936.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AracajuWed 2:00 AM242 km150 miles130 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióWed 2:00 AM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorWed 2:00 AM382 km238 miles206 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 2:00 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
NatalWed 2:00 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaWed 3:00 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 2:00 AM977 km607 miles527 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaWed 2:00 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroWed 2:00 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São PauloWed 2:00 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmSouthwest SW
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