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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: 26%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 27° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.87 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.7"952.19 miwest0° 07' 14.8"8.31 misouth951.91 mi
24 hours14° 10' 47.6"936.04 mieast2° 21' 40.1"162.41 misouth943.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 6:34 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 6:34 AM1309 km814 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 7:34 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 6:34 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 7:34 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 7:34 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmWest W
JamestownMon 9:34 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmEast E
BelémMon 6:34 AM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaMon 9:34 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Mon 6:34 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest-southwest WSW
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