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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 9:08:00 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 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 46° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.58 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 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 miSouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.8"987.59 miWest0° 10' 48.9"12.39 miSouth987.39 mi
24 hours12° 32' 57.0"855.21 miEast4° 05' 15.8"280.98 miSouth894.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palmas *Sat 7:08 AM170 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 7:08 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
São Félix do XinguSat 6:08 AM672 km418 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémSat 6:08 AM949 km590 miles513 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 6:08 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSat 6:08 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 6:08 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 7:08 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sat 7:08 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmSouth S
ManausSat 5:08 AM1640 km1019 miles886 nmWest-northwest WNW

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