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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, June 27, 2013 at 06:00:00 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: 80%

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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 36° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.05 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.5"993.22 miwest0° 11' 29.9"13.17 minorth993.52 mi
24 hours12° 15' 18.1"840.83 mieast4° 40' 19.7"321.04 minorth903.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campina GrandeThu 3:00 AM87 km54 miles47 nmEast E
CaruaruThu 3:00 AM130 km81 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
GaranhunsThu 3:00 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
João PessoaThu 3:00 AM193 km120 miles104 nmEast E
RecifeThu 3:00 AM211 km131 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatalThu 3:00 AM228 km141 miles123 nmNortheast NE
MossoróThu 3:00 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióThu 3:00 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 3:00 AM449 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 4:00 AM599 km372 miles323 nmNortheast NE

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