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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 3:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 423.63 meters/second, 1525.1 kilometres/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
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.

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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 PM262 km163 miles142 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Fri 1:20 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Fri 1:20 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Fri 12:20 PM684 km425 miles369 nmSouthwest SW
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 12:20 PM767 km476 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Fri 1:20 PM786 km489 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
Ciudad del Este *Fri 12:20 PM901 km560 miles486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:20 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmSoutheast SE

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