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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: 98%
Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 40' South
Longitude: 37° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.3"1003.70 miwest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 misouth1003.74 mi
24 hours11° 46' 35.6"814.31 mieast4° 38' 54.3"319.42 misouth872.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 12:36 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NatalWed 12:36 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaWed 1:36 AM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeWed 12:36 AM786 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémWed 12:36 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 12:36 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 12:36 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaWed 12:36 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 12:36 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroWed 12:36 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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