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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, August 10, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 14%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 43° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.0"1003.12 miwest0° 10' 45.2"12.32 misouth1003.09 mi
24 hours11° 20' 46.3"783.05 mieast4° 13' 10.5"289.95 misouth832.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaSat 2:40 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São LuisSat 2:40 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParnaíbaSat 2:40 PM207 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSat 2:40 PM536 km333 miles289 nmEast E
BelémSat 2:40 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 2:40 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorSat 2:40 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneSat 2:40 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaSat 2:40 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 2:40 PM1689 km1050 miles912 nmNorthwest NW
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