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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 16:22:00 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 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 47° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.49 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.5"960.55 miwest0° 08' 07.4"9.31 minorth960.90 mi
24 hours14° 06' 41.6"941.41 mieast3° 40' 57.2"253.16 minorth982.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Thu 2:22 PM98 km61 miles53 nmWest-southwest WSW
Anápolis *Thu 2:22 PM228 km141 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Goiânia *Thu 2:22 PM281 km175 miles152 nmWest-southwest WSW
Barra do GarçasThu 1:22 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Thu 2:22 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Thu 2:22 PM913 km567 miles493 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:22 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorThu 1:22 PM966 km600 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémThu 1:22 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth N
RecifeThu 1:22 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmEast-northeast ENE

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