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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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' South, Longitude: 53° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.2"985.21 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 minorth985.58 mi
24 hours12° 25' 46.6"846.46 mieast4° 39' 40.5"320.33 minorth909.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguSun 2:20 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Barra do GarçasSun 2:20 PM647 km402 miles350 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 3:20 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSun 1:20 PM1082 km673 miles584 nmNorthwest NW
BelémSun 2:20 PM1089 km676 miles588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 1:20 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 2:20 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSun 1:20 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Sun 3:20 PM1644 km1021 miles887 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneSun 2:20 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth N

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