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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: 53%
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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 07:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 07' South
Longitude: 31° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.48 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.4"960.51 miwest0° 07' 52.3"9.02 misouth960.24 mi
24 hours13° 26' 54.9"893.79 mieast2° 41' 10.2"184.74 misouth906.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 4:46 AM797 km495 miles430 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 4:46 AM947 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:46 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 4:46 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sun 5:46 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 5:46 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 4:46 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 7:46 AM2793 km1736 miles1508 nmEast E
Asuncion *Sun 4:46 AM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 5:46 AM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmSouthwest SW
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