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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, January 2, 2014 at 15:32:00 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: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 35° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.2"959.97 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 minorth960.33 mi
24 hours14° 08' 07.9"942.51 mieast3° 39' 10.4"251.12 minorth982.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorThu 12:32 PM456 km284 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióThu 12:32 PM643 km399 miles347 nmNorth N
RecifeThu 12:32 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:32 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaThu 12:32 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Thu 1:32 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 1:32 PM1507 km936 miles813 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 12:32 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 12:32 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 12:32 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNorthwest NW

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