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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, October 12, 2013 at 20:40:00 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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 28° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.26 meters/second, 1556.2 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.2"966.77 miwest0° 07' 59.0"9.15 minorth967.10 mi
24 hours12° 59' 25.6"869.19 mieast3° 33' 39.0"244.78 minorth909.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 5:40 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 5:40 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 5:40 PM1607 km998 miles867 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:40 PM1753 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 5:40 PM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest W
São PauloSat 5:40 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSat 8:40 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmEast E
BelémSat 5:40 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 8:40 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 8:40 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmNortheast NE

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