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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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 42° 01' 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' 03.8"1000.20 miwest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 misouth1000.14 mi
24 hours11° 50' 21.4"815.68 mieast4° 30' 10.5"309.46 misouth868.92 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 AM83 km52 miles45 nmWest W
SobralFri 4:58 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
ParnaíbaFri 4:58 AM244 km152 miles132 nmNorth N
FortalezaFri 4:58 AM412 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémFri 4:58 AM828 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 4:58 AM853 km530 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorFri 4:58 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Fri 5:58 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 4:58 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 4:58 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmNorthwest NW
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