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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 3:24:00 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' North, Longitude: 40° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 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' 19.9"1001.74 miWest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 miNorth1001.70 mi
24 hours11° 25' 17.1"787.85 miEast4° 19' 20.9"297.03 miNorth839.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaTue 12:24 PM920 km572 miles497 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémTue 12:24 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 12:24 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmWest W
RecifeTue 12:24 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboTue 12:24 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 12:24 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSouth S
GeorgetownTue 11:24 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmWest W
PraiaTue 2:24 PM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-northeast ENE
BridgetownTue 11:24 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausTue 11:24 AM2286 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-southwest WSW

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