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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 05' South, Longitude: 55° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.52 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 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' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.1"985.30 miwest0° 11' 16.3"12.91 minorth985.67 mi
24 hours12° 25' 30.8"846.23 mieast4° 39' 46.6"320.44 minorth909.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sinop *Sun 2:30 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth S
São Félix do XinguSun 2:30 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 1:30 PM928 km576 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSun 1:30 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sun 3:30 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSun 2:30 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSun 1:30 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest W
SucreSun 1:30 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 1:30 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 2:30 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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