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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: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 44° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.97 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.73 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.1"943.60 miwest0° 05' 08.1"5.89 misouth943.38 mi
24 hours14° 04' 35.1"920.88 mieast1° 28' 21.8"101.30 misouth922.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo Horizonte *Mon 7:34 AM99 km61 miles53 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Governador Valadares *Mon 7:34 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast E
Vitória *Mon 7:34 AM445 km277 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
Niterói *Mon 7:34 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 7:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pirassununga *Mon 7:34 AM464 km288 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 7:34 AM514 km319 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
Campinas *Mon 7:34 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Mon 7:34 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Mon 7:34 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW

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