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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' South, Longitude: 42° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.45 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.3"947.00 miwest0° 06' 58.5"8.00 minorth947.35 mi
24 hours14° 05' 39.6"927.03 mieast3° 18' 21.6"227.33 minorth962.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Governador Valadares *Fri 12:44 PM134 km83 miles72 nmSoutheast SE
Teófilo Otoni *Fri 12:44 PM153 km95 miles83 nmEast E
Montes Claros *Fri 12:44 PM174 km108 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 12:44 PM214 km133 miles115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Fri 12:44 PM371 km231 miles200 nmSoutheast SE
Niterói *Fri 12:44 PM538 km334 miles290 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:44 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Fri 12:44 PM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pirassununga *Fri 12:44 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Fri 12:44 PM722 km448 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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