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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 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 49° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"1003.92 miwest0° 11' 45.5"13.46 minorth1004.02 mi
24 hours11° 33' 32.5"799.53 mieast4° 37' 37.1"317.91 minorth859.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacapáMon 12:14 PM133 km83 miles72 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémMon 12:14 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
SantarémMon 12:14 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 12:14 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:14 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboMon 12:14 PM899 km558 miles485 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMon 11:14 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownMon 11:14 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaMon 12:14 PM1319 km819 miles712 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaMon 12:14 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S

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