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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 41° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.47 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.2"1005.39 miwest0° 11' 35.6"13.28 misouth1005.47 mi
24 hours11° 20' 34.9"784.65 mieast4° 38' 34.6"319.04 misouth846.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 4:08 AM479 km297 miles258 nmSoutheast SE
BelémThu 4:08 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest W
RecifeThu 4:08 AM1110 km690 miles600 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneThu 4:08 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 4:08 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboThu 4:08 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Thu 5:08 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownThu 3:08 AM2038 km1266 miles1101 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausThu 3:08 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 5:08 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmSouth S
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