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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' South, Longitude: 37° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.10 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.9"965.85 miwest0° 09' 34.0"10.96 minorth966.26 mi
24 hours13° 16' 22.0"888.38 mieast4° 09' 53.6"286.32 minorth940.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusSat 12:20 PM172 km107 miles93 nmWest W
ItabunaSat 12:20 PM193 km120 miles104 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 12:20 PM213 km133 miles115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSat 12:20 PM213 km133 miles115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióSat 12:20 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSat 12:20 PM779 km484 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 1:20 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sat 1:20 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 12:20 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sat 1:20 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
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