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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: 59%
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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 02' South
Longitude: 32° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.8"1000.44 miwest0° 11' 31.7"13.20 misouth1000.38 mi
24 hours11° 49' 23.4"814.73 mieast4° 30' 35.9"309.94 misouth868.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 5:18 AM126 km78 miles68 nmNorth N
NatalFri 4:18 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 4:18 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
MaceióFri 4:18 AM635 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 4:18 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 4:18 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 4:18 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 5:18 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 5:18 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 6:18 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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