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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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 14' South
Longitude: 46° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 02.9"1000.08 miwest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 misouth1000.02 mi
24 hours11° 50' 50.8"816.16 mieast4° 29' 57.5"309.21 misouth869.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémFri 5:18 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaFri 5:18 AM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
Brasilia *Fri 6:18 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 5:18 AM1256 km781 miles678 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneFri 5:18 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeFri 5:18 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausFri 4:18 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 5:18 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorthwest NW
GeorgetownFri 4:18 AM1831 km1137 miles988 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 6:18 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth S
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