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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 28° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.92 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.5"975.03 miwest0° 10' 13.2"11.71 minorth975.43 mi
24 hours12° 52' 14.2"868.43 mieast4° 21' 55.1"300.05 minorth925.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:20 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 10:20 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:20 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:20 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 11:20 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 11:20 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 1:20 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast E
BelémSat 10:20 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 1:20 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:20 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmNortheast NE
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