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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: 22%

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 Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 42° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.00 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.0"952.77 miwest0° 06' 43.4"7.71 minorth953.09 mi
24 hours13° 19' 27.4"879.50 mieast3° 09' 07.0"216.74 minorth912.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo OtoniThu 8:14 AM112 km69 miles60 nmEast-southeast ESE
Governador ValadaresThu 8:14 AM165 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Montes ClarosThu 8:14 AM167 km104 miles90 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belo HorizonteThu 8:14 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VitóriaThu 8:14 AM390 km242 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
BrasiliaThu 8:14 AM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
NiteróiThu 8:14 AM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroThu 8:14 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
SalvadorThu 8:14 AM653 km406 miles352 nmNortheast NE
São PauloThu 8:14 AM807 km501 miles436 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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