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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 31° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.73 meters/second, 1503.8 km/hour, 934.4 miles/hour or 812.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.57 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.7"934.13 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 minorth934.15 mi
24 hours14° 04' 45.9"912.62 mieast0° 44' 59.9"51.59 minorth916.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorTue 5:34 AM1086 km675 miles587 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroTue 5:34 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 5:34 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloTue 5:34 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaTue 5:34 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaTue 5:34 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Tue 5:34 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 5:34 AM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownTue 8:34 AM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmEast E
Montevideo *Tue 6:34 AM2870 km1783 miles1549 nmSouthwest SW

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