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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 8:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 69%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 57° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.43 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"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.1"1005.25 miWest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 miSouth1005.32 mi
24 hours11° 21' 40.2"785.82 miEast4° 38' 30.3"318.93 miSouth846.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausThu 4:18 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
SantarémThu 5:18 AM413 km257 miles223 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaThu 4:18 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieThu 5:18 AM729 km453 miles393 nmNorth N
LindenThu 4:18 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth N
New AmsterdamThu 4:18 AM756 km470 miles408 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 5:18 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 5:18 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownThu 4:18 AM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth N
CayenneThu 5:18 AM873 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE

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