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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 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 58° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 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 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.3"999.71 miwest0° 11' 30.1"13.17 misouth999.64 mi
24 hours11° 52' 02.8"817.27 mieast4° 29' 25.1"308.58 misouth869.98 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 AM292 km181 miles157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantarémFri 6:08 AM549 km341 miles297 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoFri 5:08 AM1129 km701 miles609 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 6:08 AM1214 km754 miles655 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboFri 6:08 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneFri 6:08 AM1342 km834 miles724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownFri 5:08 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
La PazFri 5:08 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Fri 7:08 AM1649 km1024 miles890 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 5:08 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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