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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 8:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 46° 35' 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' 03.0"1000.02 miWest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 miSouth999.95 mi
24 hours11° 50' 49.1"816.07 miEast4° 29' 58.3"309.21 miSouth869.17 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 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Félix do XinguFri 5:18 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 5:18 AM910 km565 miles491 nmEast E
Brasilia *Fri 6:18 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 5:18 AM1236 km768 miles668 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneFri 5:18 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeFri 5:18 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausFri 4:18 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 5:18 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorthwest NW
GeorgetownFri 4:18 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorthwest NW

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