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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' South, Longitude: 43° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.19 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 50.0"977.81 miwest0° 09' 44.6"11.17 misouth977.56 mi
24 hours12° 46' 44.6"862.94 mieast3° 33' 47.3"244.98 misouth890.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSat 4:40 AM200 km125 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 4:40 AM511 km317 miles276 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sat 5:40 AM623 km387 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 4:40 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSat 4:40 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:40 AM1153 km717 miles623 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sat 5:40 AM1273 km791 miles688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSat 4:40 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 4:40 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSat 3:40 AM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmWest-northwest WNW
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