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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 41° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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' 03.9"1000.14 miwest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 misouth1000.08 mi
24 hours11° 50' 19.8"815.60 mieast4° 30' 11.1"309.45 misouth868.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaFri 4:58 AM113 km70 miles61 nmWest W
SobralFri 4:58 AM221 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
ParnaíbaFri 4:58 AM242 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
FortalezaFri 4:58 AM384 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 4:58 AM825 km513 miles446 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 4:58 AM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 4:58 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Fri 5:58 AM1354 km842 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 4:58 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 4:58 AM1923 km1195 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW
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