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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 3:14:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' North, Longitude: 38° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.8"1001.78 miWest0° 11' 15.7"12.90 miNorth1001.74 mi
24 hours11° 25' 18.9"787.92 miEast4° 19' 31.0"297.22 miNorth839.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaTue 12:14 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth S
BelémTue 12:14 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 12:14 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneTue 12:14 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest W
ParamariboTue 12:14 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 12:14 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth S
PraiaTue 2:14 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownTue 11:14 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest W
BrasiliaTue 12:14 PM2449 km1521 miles1322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownTue 11:14 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest-northwest WNW

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