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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' South, Longitude: 26° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.09 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.5"946.26 miwest0° 06' 49.8"7.83 minorth946.60 mi
24 hours14° 07' 51.0"928.79 mieast3° 15' 21.1"223.90 minorth963.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 10:34 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:34 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:34 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:34 AM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownFri 1:34 PM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmEast E
São Paulo *Fri 11:34 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:34 AM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmWest W
BelémFri 10:34 AM3062 km1903 miles1654 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaFri 1:34 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:34 PM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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