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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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 49° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 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' 02.3"1000.02 miwest0° 11' 30.7"13.18 misouth999.95 mi
24 hours11° 51' 05.4"816.40 mieast4° 29' 50.9"309.09 misouth869.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Araguaína *Fri 6:28 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémFri 5:28 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SantarémFri 5:28 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 6:28 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 5:28 AM1177 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaFri 5:28 AM1198 km744 miles647 nmEast E
ManausFri 4:28 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 5:28 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorFri 5:28 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeFri 5:28 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast-southeast ESE
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