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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: 83%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 40' South
Longitude: 52° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.3"1002.52 miwest0° 11' 32.9"13.23 misouth1002.50 mi
24 hours11° 39' 09.6"804.44 mieast4° 31' 52.8"311.39 misouth859.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémThu 3:40 AM284 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémThu 3:40 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausThu 2:40 AM841 km522 miles454 nmWest W
CayenneThu 3:40 AM951 km591 miles513 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 3:40 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownThu 2:40 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Thu 4:40 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 3:40 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:40 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 3:40 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSoutheast SE
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