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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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 35' South
Longitude: 58° 13' 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"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.1"1005.32 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 misouth1005.39 mi
24 hours11° 21' 41.2"785.89 mieast4° 38' 30.2"318.95 misouth847.06 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 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
SantarémThu 5:18 AM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaThu 4:18 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
LindenThu 4:18 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieThu 5:18 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth N
New AmsterdamThu 4:18 AM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 5:18 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownThu 4:18 AM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 5:18 AM818 km508 miles442 nmNortheast NE
CayenneThu 5:18 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNortheast NE
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