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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 Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 23:32:00 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: 95%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 18° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.96 meters/second, 1508.3 km/hour, 937.2 miles/hour or 814.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.62 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 22' 32.1"936.91 miwest0° 03' 05.2"3.54 minorth937.06 mi
24 hours14° 52' 44.2"969.69 mieast1° 53' 27.8"130.07 minorth983.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:32 PM1431 km889 miles772 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 8:32 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 8:32 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 8:32 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 8:32 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 8:32 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 11:32 PM2992 km1859 miles1615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSat 8:32 PM3125 km1941 miles1687 nmWest W
FreetownSat 11:32 PM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 11:32 PM3188 km1981 miles1721 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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