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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 21:30:00 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: 72%

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 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' South, Longitude: 28° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.2"982.47 miwest0° 09' 50.5"11.27 minorth982.81 mi
24 hours12° 31' 45.8"850.76 mieast4° 10' 35.4"287.03 minorth902.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 6:30 PM818 km508 miles442 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 7:30 PM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 6:30 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 6:30 PM1414 km878 miles763 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSun 6:30 PM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSun 6:30 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSun 6:30 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSun 9:30 PM2475 km1538 miles1337 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSun 6:30 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 9:30 PM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmNortheast NE

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