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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 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 58° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"999.78 miwest0° 11' 30.1"13.17 misouth999.70 mi
24 hours11° 52' 04.4"817.36 mieast4° 29' 24.4"308.58 misouth870.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausFri 5:08 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantarémFri 6:08 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
Porto VelhoFri 5:08 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 5:08 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoFri 5:08 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 6:08 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboFri 6:08 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownFri 5:08 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
CayenneFri 6:08 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 5:08 AM1586 km986 miles856 nmSouthwest SW
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