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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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 51' South
Longitude: 44° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.62 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.46 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.5"987.75 miwest0° 10' 49.3"12.40 misouth987.56 mi
24 hours12° 32' 40.1"855.02 mieast4° 05' 27.7"281.23 misouth894.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Sat 6:58 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSat 5:58 AM758 km471 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSat 5:58 AM952 km592 miles514 nmNortheast NE
BelémSat 5:58 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSat 5:58 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:58 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sat 6:58 AM1533 km952 miles828 nmSouth S
CayenneSat 5:58 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSat 4:58 AM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboSat 5:58 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorthwest NW
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