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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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' South, Longitude: 44° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 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' 03.5"1000.08 miwest0° 11' 31.0"13.19 misouth1000.01 mi
24 hours11° 50' 34.5"815.83 mieast4° 30' 04.7"309.33 misouth869.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaFri 5:08 AM155 km96 miles84 nmEast E
BelémFri 5:08 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaFri 5:08 AM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 5:08 AM1062 km660 miles574 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 5:08 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Fri 6:08 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 5:08 AM1442 km896 miles778 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboFri 5:08 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorthwest NW
ManausFri 4:08 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 6:08 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth S
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