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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 21:40:00 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: 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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' South, Longitude: 30° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.31 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 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' 10.7"982.57 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.29 minorth982.91 mi
24 hours12° 31' 35.6"850.65 mieast4° 10' 46.9"287.25 minorth902.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 6:40 PM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSun 6:40 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 7:40 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 6:40 PM902 km561 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 6:40 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSun 6:40 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSun 6:40 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSun 6:40 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 6:40 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 9:40 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmEast-southeast ESE

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