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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: 25%

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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 56° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.2"950.65 miwest0° 07' 01.6"8.06 misouth950.38 mi
24 hours14° 14' 32.2"938.83 mieast2° 15' 40.8"155.53 misouth945.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Mon 8:36 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 7:36 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-northwest WNW
Barra do GarçasMon 8:36 AM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa CruzMon 7:36 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest W
Asuncion *Mon 8:36 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth S
SucreMon 7:36 AM912 km567 miles492 nmWest W
Brasilia *Mon 9:36 AM968 km602 miles523 nmEast E
La PazMon 7:36 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 9:36 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 7:36 AM1465 km911 miles791 nmNorthwest NW

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