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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 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 40' South
Longitude: 30° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.89 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 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.7"988.37 miwest0° 10' 51.8"12.44 misouth988.18 mi
24 hours12° 30' 46.7"853.34 mieast4° 06' 48.0"282.76 misouth893.31 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 AM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSat 4:58 AM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSat 5:58 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSat 4:58 AM978 km607 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:58 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:58 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 5:58 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:58 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 5:58 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 7:58 AM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmEast-southeast ESE
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