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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 39° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.6"994.82 miwest0° 10' 31.1"12.05 misouth994.69 mi
24 hours12° 18' 33.5"844.52 mieast4° 02' 31.5"277.80 misouth884.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Juàzeiro do NorteFri 9:40 AM22 km14 miles12 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaFri 9:40 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaceióFri 9:40 AM482 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatalFri 9:40 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 9:40 AM508 km316 miles274 nmEast E
SalvadorFri 9:40 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaFri 10:40 AM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémFri 9:40 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 10:40 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 10:40 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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