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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 7:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSat 4:58 AM640 km398 miles345 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSat 5:58 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSat 4:58 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:58 AM1156 km719 miles624 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 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 5:58 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 7:58 AM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmEast-southeast ESE

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