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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 29, 2013 at 11:40:00 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: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 28' South, Longitude: 45° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.7"988.86 miwest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 misouth988.68 mi
24 hours12° 32' 33.3"855.78 mieast3° 46' 44.0"259.74 misouth889.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Fri 9:40 AM766 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 8:40 AM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaFri 8:40 AM952 km591 miles514 nmNortheast NE
BelémFri 8:40 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeFri 8:40 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 9:40 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Fri 9:40 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 8:40 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 7:40 AM1803 km1120 miles973 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboFri 8:40 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNorthwest NW
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