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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 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' South, Longitude: 47° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.82 meters/second, 1615.8 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"1003.98 miwest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 minorth1004.08 mi
24 hours11° 33' 36.8"799.67 mieast4° 37' 41.4"318.02 minorth860.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémMon 12:04 PM136 km84 miles73 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneMon 12:04 PM777 km483 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:04 PM953 km592 miles514 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboMon 12:04 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaMon 12:04 PM1090 km677 miles589 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausMon 11:04 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownMon 11:04 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 12:04 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaMon 12:04 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmSouth S
SalvadorMon 12:04 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSoutheast SE
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