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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: 11%
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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 27' South
Longitude: 40° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 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' 49.6"998.32 miwest0° 11' 56.2"13.67 minorth998.58 mi
24 hours11° 47' 35.6"812.13 mieast4° 47' 14.1"328.96 minorth878.34 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 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TeresinaMon 2:20 PM227 km141 miles123 nmWest W
Juàzeiro do NorteMon 2:20 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaMon 2:20 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNortheast NE
NatalMon 2:20 PM609 km378 miles329 nmEast E
RecifeMon 2:20 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorMon 2:20 PM868 km539 miles469 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaMon 3:20 PM939 km583 miles507 nmEast E
BelémMon 2:20 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Mon 3:20 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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