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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 49° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.94 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.9"966.04 miwest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 minorth966.40 mi
24 hours12° 41' 05.4"847.50 mieast3° 39' 33.5"251.55 minorth890.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AnápolisThu 7:36 AM164 km102 miles88 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GoiâniaThu 7:36 AM192 km120 miles104 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaThu 7:36 AM214 km133 miles116 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasThu 7:36 AM290 km180 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloThu 7:36 AM999 km621 miles540 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroThu 7:36 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorThu 7:36 AM1234 km767 miles667 nmEast E
AsuncionThu 6:36 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 7:36 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth N
SucreThu 6:36 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
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