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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 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 51° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.63 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.6"947.41 miwest0° 07' 02.8"8.08 minorth947.76 mi
24 hours14° 04' 33.7"926.18 mieast3° 19' 50.4"229.02 minorth962.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Itumbiara *Fri 1:20 PM227 km141 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasFri 12:20 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Goiânia *Fri 1:20 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Fri 1:20 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Fri 1:20 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Fri 1:20 PM788 km489 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:20 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 12:20 PM1040 km646 miles561 nmSouthwest SW
SucreFri 11:20 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 12:20 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-northeast ENE
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