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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, July 26, 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: 84%

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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 08' North, Longitude: 43° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.1"1002.86 miwest0° 11' 52.6"13.60 minorth1002.95 mi
24 hours11° 51' 27.2"820.20 mieast4° 37' 48.2"318.13 minorth878.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémFri 3:00 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 3:00 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneFri 3:00 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:00 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboFri 3:00 AM1411 km876 miles762 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 3:00 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownFri 2:00 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 3:00 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausFri 2:00 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 2:00 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorthwest NW

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