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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: 2%

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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 13:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 39° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.41 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.8"998.57 miwest0° 11' 37.0"13.30 minorth998.82 mi
24 hours11° 50' 36.3"815.66 mieast4° 41' 51.8"322.80 minorth879.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SobralSun 10:42 AM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Juàzeiro do NorteSun 10:42 AM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 10:42 AM228 km141 miles123 nmNortheast NE
NatalSun 10:42 AM508 km316 miles274 nmEast E
RecifeSun 10:42 AM622 km387 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióSun 10:42 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:42 AM838 km521 miles452 nmEast E
SalvadorSun 10:42 AM851 km528 miles459 nmSouth S
BelémSun 10:42 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 10:42 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmSouthwest SW
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