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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%
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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 08' South
Longitude: 50° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.43 meters/second, 1585.5 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 01.4"985.16 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.90 minorth985.53 mi
24 hours12° 26' 04.7"846.78 mieast4° 39' 33.6"320.22 minorth910.16 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 GarçasSun 2:10 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sun 3:10 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSun 2:10 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausSun 1:10 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 2:10 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSun 2:10 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Sun 3:10 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 3:10 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneSun 2:10 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth N
RecifeSun 2:10 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
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