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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: 69%

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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 53° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.44 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.6 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' 01.7"1005.34 miwest0° 11' 36.0"13.28 misouth1005.41 mi
24 hours11° 21' 22.1"785.54 mieast4° 38' 31.6"318.98 misouth846.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémThu 4:58 AM258 km160 miles139 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 4:58 AM554 km344 miles299 nmEast E
CayenneThu 4:58 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 4:58 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 4:58 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausThu 3:58 AM794 km493 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieThu 4:58 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamThu 3:58 AM879 km546 miles475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenThu 3:58 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
GeorgetownThu 3:58 AM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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