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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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 17:32:00 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: 11%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 45° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.61 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.1"954.10 miwest0° 06' 39.4"7.63 minorth954.41 mi
24 hours13° 58' 21.1"925.52 mieast3° 08' 09.1"215.61 minorth957.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Thu 3:32 PM126 km78 miles68 nmEast E
Brasilia *Thu 3:32 PM321 km200 miles174 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 3:32 PM353 km219 miles191 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Thu 3:32 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Thu 3:32 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Thu 3:32 PM633 km394 miles342 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 3:32 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Thu 3:32 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 2:32 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 2:32 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNortheast NE
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