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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 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 51° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 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' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.8"947.42 miwest0° 07' 02.9"8.08 minorth947.77 mi
24 hours14° 04' 31.6"926.15 mieast3° 19' 53.2"229.08 minorth961.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasFri 12:20 PM242 km150 miles131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Goiânia *Fri 1:20 PM280 km174 miles151 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Fri 1:20 PM463 km287 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Fri 1:20 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Fri 1:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSoutheast SE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 11:20 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest W
Asuncion *Fri 12:20 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:20 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 11:20 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 12:20 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE

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