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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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' South, Longitude: 28° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.14 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.2"946.38 miwest0° 06' 51.0"7.85 minorth946.72 mi
24 hours14° 07' 32.2"928.55 mieast3° 15' 47.1"224.40 minorth963.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 10:44 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:44 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:44 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:44 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 11:44 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:44 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
JamestownFri 1:44 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmEast E
BelémFri 10:44 AM2857 km1775 miles1542 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 10:44 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Fri 11:44 AM3301 km2051 miles1782 nmSouthwest SW
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