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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 21:00:00 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: 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 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' South, Longitude: 33° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 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' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.3"966.98 miwest0° 08' 00.8"9.18 minorth967.32 mi
24 hours12° 59' 02.1"868.93 mieast3° 34' 15.3"245.47 minorth909.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 6:00 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSat 6:00 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSat 6:00 PM736 km457 miles397 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 6:00 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:00 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 6:00 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest W
São PauloSat 6:00 PM1671 km1039 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 6:00 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 6:00 PM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 6:00 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNorthwest NW

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