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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 = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:10:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' South, Longitude: 49° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.11 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.11 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.1"966.43 miWest0° 09' 38.2"11.04 miNorth966.84 mi
24 hours13° 14' 42.2"886.99 miEast4° 11' 12.3"287.80 miNorth939.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Anápolis *Sat 2:10 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sat 2:10 PM205 km128 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
Goiânia *Sat 2:10 PM240 km149 miles129 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasSat 1:10 PM356 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 2:10 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 2:10 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 1:10 PM1179 km732 miles636 nmEast E
BelémSat 1:10 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 1:10 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSat 1:10 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNortheast NE

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