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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 4:20:00 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 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 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 51° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.17 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.1 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' 54.9"966.56 miWest0° 09' 39.0"11.06 miNorth966.97 mi
24 hours13° 14' 21.8"886.72 miEast4° 11' 28.2"288.10 miNorth939.52 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 GarçasSat 1:20 PM168 km104 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sat 2:20 PM355 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Sat 2:20 PM432 km269 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:20 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 2:20 PM1134 km705 miles613 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 2:20 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM1348 km837 miles728 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSat 1:20 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E
BelémSat 1:20 PM1484 km922 miles802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 12:20 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW

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