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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 = Monday, January 14, 2013 at 5:20:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 11%

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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' South, Longitude: 40° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.29 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 29' 49.5"998.25 miWest0° 11' 56.2"13.67 miNorth998.50 mi
24 hours11° 47' 37.2"812.10 miEast4° 47' 14.1"328.93 miNorth878.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SobralMon 2:20 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
Juàzeiro do NorteMon 2:20 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaMon 2:20 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNortheast NE
NatalMon 2:20 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast E
RecifeMon 2:20 PM680 km423 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorMon 2:20 PM861 km535 miles465 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaMon 3:20 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast E
BelémMon 2:20 PM993 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Mon 3:20 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneMon 2:20 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorthwest NW

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