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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 16:42:00 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 16:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 51° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.59 meters/second, 1546.5 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.8"960.78 miwest0° 08' 09.6"9.35 minorth961.13 mi
24 hours14° 06' 06.8"940.97 mieast3° 41' 39.5"253.97 minorth981.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasThu 1:42 PM77 km48 miles42 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Thu 2:42 PM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Thu 2:42 PM434 km270 miles235 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:42 PM978 km608 miles528 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 2:42 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:42 PM1250 km776 miles675 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 1:42 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 1:42 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast E
SucreThu 12:42 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 1:42 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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