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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 21:40:00 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: 61%

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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' South, Longitude: 43° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.55 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 00.3"967.41 miwest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 minorth967.74 mi
24 hours12° 58' 15.0"868.40 mieast3° 35' 27.4"246.85 minorth909.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes ClarosSat 6:40 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth S
BrasiliaSat 6:40 PM498 km310 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 6:40 PM562 km349 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
Belo HorizonteSat 6:40 PM575 km357 miles311 nmSouth S
GoiâniaSat 6:40 PM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSat 6:40 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth S
São PauloSat 6:40 PM1051 km653 miles568 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSat 6:40 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSat 6:40 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 6:40 PM1555 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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