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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 44° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.82 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.9"1003.90 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 minorth1004.00 mi
24 hours11° 33' 43.8"799.74 mieast4° 37' 48.0"318.12 minorth860.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisMon 11:50 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
BelémMon 11:50 AM464 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 11:50 AM744 km462 miles402 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 11:50 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:50 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboMon 11:50 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 11:50 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownMon 10:50 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:50 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausMon 10:50 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmWest W

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