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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, August 16, 2013 at 23:02:00 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: 77%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 16, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' South, Longitude: 43° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.12 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.9"937.25 miwest0° 01' 33.9"1.79 minorth937.33 mi
24 hours14° 28' 31.2"942.33 mieast1° 15' 35.5"86.66 minorth949.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo HorizonteFri 8:02 PM7 km5 miles4 nmWest-northwest WNW
Governador ValadaresFri 8:02 PM218 km135 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
Juiz de ForaFri 8:02 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiteróiFri 8:02 PM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroFri 8:02 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
VitóriaFri 8:02 PM369 km230 miles199 nmEast E
PirassunungaFri 8:02 PM448 km278 miles242 nmSouthwest SW
CampinasFri 8:02 PM485 km301 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloFri 8:02 PM511 km317 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
SantosFri 8:02 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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