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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, June 28, 2013 at 07:00:00 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: 70%

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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 26' South, Longitude: 38° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.5"1002.29 miwest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 minorth1002.45 mi
24 hours11° 42' 11.9"808.80 mieast4° 38' 41.8"319.14 minorth869.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 4:00 AM149 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SobralFri 4:00 AM218 km136 miles118 nmSouthwest SW
NatalFri 4:00 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 5:00 AM735 km457 miles397 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 4:00 AM766 km476 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
BelémFri 4:00 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 4:00 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 4:00 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 4:00 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 4:00 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmWest-northwest WNW
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