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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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' South, Longitude: 55° 48' 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' 01.3"1005.33 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 misouth1005.40 mi
24 hours11° 21' 31.7"785.71 mieast4° 38' 30.9"318.97 misouth846.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémThu 5:08 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 4:08 AM549 km341 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
Boa VistaThu 4:08 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 5:08 AM697 km433 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboThu 5:08 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth N
CayenneThu 5:08 AM719 km446 miles388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nieuw NickerieThu 5:08 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth N
New AmsterdamThu 4:08 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenThu 4:08 AM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémThu 5:08 AM820 km509 miles443 nmEast E
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