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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, December 6, 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: 19%

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 Friday, December 6, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' South, Longitude: 31° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.84 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.0"970.33 miwest0° 08' 59.2"10.30 minorth970.69 mi
24 hours13° 15' 00.8"890.81 mieast3° 54' 46.0"268.95 minorth936.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióFri 2:32 PM670 km417 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 2:32 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 2:32 PM806 km501 miles435 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 2:32 PM1369 km850 miles739 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:32 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Fri 3:32 PM1826 km1134 miles986 nmWest W
São Paulo *Fri 3:32 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 2:32 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownFri 5:32 PM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmEast E
Asuncion *Fri 2:32 PM3065 km1905 miles1655 nmWest-southwest WSW

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