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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 16:32:00 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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' South, Longitude: 49° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.54 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 835.0 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' 55.2"960.66 miwest0° 08' 08.5"9.33 minorth961.02 mi
24 hours14° 06' 24.2"941.19 mieast3° 41' 18.3"253.56 minorth982.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Anápolis *Thu 2:32 PM125 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Thu 2:32 PM157 km98 miles85 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Thu 2:32 PM181 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasThu 1:32 PM303 km188 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Thu 2:32 PM962 km598 miles519 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:32 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorThu 1:32 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast E
Asuncion *Thu 1:32 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 1:32 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
SucreThu 12:32 PM1726 km1073 miles932 nmWest-southwest WSW

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