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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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 44' South
Longitude: 35° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.80 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 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' 34.2"988.16 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 misouth987.97 mi
24 hours12° 31' 24.4"853.90 mieast4° 06' 21.5"282.25 misouth893.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSat 5:18 AM80 km50 miles43 nmWest W
RecifeSat 5:18 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth N
GaranhunsSat 5:18 AM186 km115 miles100 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaruaruSat 5:18 AM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalSat 5:18 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 5:18 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 6:18 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 5:18 AM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sat 6:18 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:18 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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