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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: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 43° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 meters/second, 1502.3 km/hour, 933.5 miles/hour or 811.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 35.5"933.17 miwest0° 03' 31.6"4.04 minorth933.36 mi
24 hours14° 45' 26.5"957.88 mieast2° 04' 03.1"142.21 minorth974.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo Horizonte *Thu 11:44 AM105 km65 miles56 nmWest-northwest WNW
Juiz de Fora *Thu 11:44 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador Valadares *Thu 11:44 AM188 km117 miles101 nmNortheast NE
Campos *Thu 11:44 AM247 km154 miles133 nmSoutheast SE
Vitória *Thu 11:44 AM281 km175 miles152 nmEast E
Niterói *Thu 11:44 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:44 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth S
Pirassununga *Thu 11:44 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Thu 11:44 AM514 km319 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Thu 11:44 AM524 km325 miles283 nmSouthwest SW

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