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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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 60' South, Longitude: 45° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.95 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.3"965.98 miwest0° 08' 26.5"9.67 misouth965.71 mi
24 hours13° 17' 39.7"888.34 mieast2° 56' 11.9"201.93 misouth904.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrasiliaSat 3:40 AM286 km178 miles155 nmWest-southwest WSW
GoiâniaSat 3:40 AM464 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo HorizonteSat 3:40 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 3:40 AM775 km481 miles418 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de JaneiroSat 3:40 AM912 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloSat 3:40 AM958 km596 miles518 nmSouth S
RecifeSat 3:40 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSat 3:40 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 3:40 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 3:40 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmSouthwest SW

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