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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: 58%

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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 61° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 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 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.7"999.71 miwest0° 11' 29.9"13.17 misouth999.64 mi
24 hours11° 52' 19.2"817.60 mieast4° 29' 17.6"308.45 misouth870.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréFri 5:18 AM44 km27 miles24 nmSouth S
ManausFri 5:18 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto VelhoFri 5:18 AM462 km287 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 5:18 AM806 km501 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoFri 5:18 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownFri 5:18 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 6:18 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 5:18 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 6:18 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneFri 6:18 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
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