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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, January 3, 2014 at 17:42:00 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: 8%

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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 17:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' South, Longitude: 52° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.41 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.7"978.33 miwest0° 10' 18.9"11.82 minorth978.69 mi
24 hours13° 21' 26.9"905.68 mieast4° 22' 25.3"300.59 minorth960.03 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 GarçasFri 2:42 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
São Félix do XinguFri 2:42 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Fri 3:42 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Fri 3:42 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
BelémFri 2:42 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausFri 1:42 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 3:42 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorFri 2:42 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:42 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:42 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmWest-southwest WSW
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