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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 8:18:00 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' South, Longitude: 34° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.81 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' 34.3"988.10 miWest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 miSouth987.91 mi
24 hours12° 31' 22.2"853.81 miEast4° 06' 22.9"282.26 miSouth893.58 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 AM110 km68 miles59 nmWest W
RecifeSat 5:18 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth N
CaruaruSat 5:18 AM210 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
GaranhunsSat 5:18 AM214 km133 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatalSat 5:18 AM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 5:18 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 6:18 AM698 km433 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 5:18 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sat 6:18 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:18 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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