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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: 8%
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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' South
Longitude: 39° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.50 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.49 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 26.6"929.19 miwest0° 00' 21.7"0.42 misouth929.17 mi
24 hours15° 02' 23.0"972.19 mieast0° 34' 02.2"39.03 minorth974.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Wed 10:26 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
Campos *Wed 10:26 AM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Wed 10:26 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:26 AM432 km269 miles233 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Wed 10:26 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Wed 10:26 AM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorWed 9:26 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Wed 10:26 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 9:26 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 9:26 AM1897 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth N
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