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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 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 08' South, Longitude: 39° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"1000.26 miwest0° 11' 31.3"13.20 misouth1000.20 mi
24 hours11° 50' 06.9"815.44 mieast4° 30' 16.9"309.58 misouth868.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SobralFri 4:48 AM173 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaFri 4:48 AM189 km118 miles102 nmNortheast NE
Juàzeiro do NorteFri 4:48 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth S
NatalFri 4:48 AM487 km302 miles263 nmEast E
RecifeFri 4:48 AM616 km383 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióFri 4:48 AM658 km409 miles355 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 5:48 AM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
SalvadorFri 4:48 AM875 km544 miles473 nmSouth S
BelémFri 4:48 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 5:48 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmSouthwest SW
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