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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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' South, Longitude: 32° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.85 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 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' 35.0"988.26 miwest0° 10' 51.4"12.44 misouth988.07 mi
24 hours12° 31' 05.5"853.62 mieast4° 06' 34.7"282.50 misouth893.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 5:08 AM308 km191 miles166 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióSat 5:08 AM345 km214 miles186 nmWest W
NatalSat 5:08 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 6:08 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 5:08 AM738 km459 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 5:08 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sat 6:08 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:08 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 5:08 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 6:08 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmSouthwest SW
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