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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: 64%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 30° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 53.3"978.33 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 misouth978.08 mi
24 hours12° 45' 20.4"861.76 mieast3° 35' 21.2"246.76 misouth890.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSat 3:50 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 3:50 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 3:50 AM833 km518 miles450 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSat 4:50 AM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 3:50 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:50 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 4:50 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 4:50 AM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 3:50 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSat 6:50 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmEast E
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