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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, July 25, 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: 91%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' South, Longitude: 41° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.05 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.1"997.71 miwest0° 11' 58.2"13.71 minorth997.95 mi
24 hours12° 18' 56.5"848.83 mieast4° 47' 49.0"329.60 minorth912.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaThu 2:00 AM131 km81 miles71 nmWest-southwest WSW
SobralThu 2:00 AM188 km117 miles102 nmNortheast NE
ParnaíbaThu 2:00 AM210 km131 miles113 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 2:00 AM359 km223 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 2:00 AM827 km514 miles446 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémThu 2:00 AM851 km529 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 2:00 AM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaThu 2:00 AM1390 km864 miles750 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneThu 2:00 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboThu 2:00 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNorthwest NW

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