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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 40' South, Longitude: 29° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.90 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.7"988.31 miwest0° 10' 51.8"12.44 misouth988.12 mi
24 hours12° 30' 44.6"853.25 mieast4° 06' 49.6"282.77 misouth893.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 4:58 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSat 4:58 AM640 km397 miles345 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSat 5:58 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSat 4:58 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:58 AM1161 km721 miles627 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:58 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 5:58 AM2066 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:58 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 5:58 AM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 7:58 AM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmEast-southeast ESE
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