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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 21:10:00 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: 71%

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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' South, Longitude: 23° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.3"982.27 miwest0° 09' 49.3"11.25 minorth982.61 mi
24 hours12° 32' 06.2"850.99 mieast4° 10' 12.3"286.59 minorth902.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 6:10 PM1322 km822 miles714 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 6:10 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 6:10 PM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 9:10 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSun 9:10 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 9:10 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroSun 6:10 PM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmSouthwest SW
ConakrySun 9:10 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSun 9:10 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSun 6:10 PM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmWest-southwest WSW
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