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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: 68%

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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' South, Longitude: 50° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.50 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.0"949.28 miwest0° 05' 54.0"6.76 misouth949.03 mi
24 hours13° 47' 13.2"906.75 mieast1° 48' 42.6"124.62 misouth910.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ItumbiaraSun 4:56 AM152 km94 miles82 nmEast-southeast ESE
GoiâniaSun 4:56 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasSun 4:56 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaSun 4:56 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNortheast NE
PirassunungaSun 4:56 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
CampinasSun 4:56 AM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloSun 4:56 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroSun 4:56 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 4:56 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSun 4:56 AM1417 km880 miles765 nmEast-northeast ENE

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