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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 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 46° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 48.9"977.57 miwest0° 09' 43.7"11.15 misouth977.32 mi
24 hours12° 47' 09.3"863.21 mieast3° 33' 19.7"244.44 misouth890.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSat 4:56 AM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Sat 5:56 AM375 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sat 5:56 AM532 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSat 4:56 AM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:56 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sat 5:56 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth S
BelémSat 4:56 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 4:56 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 4:56 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausSat 3:56 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorthwest NW

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