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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: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 12:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 50' South, Longitude: 49° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.39 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.0"996.21 miwest0° 11' 04.3"12.68 minorth996.49 mi
24 hours11° 41' 54.9"803.46 mieast4° 31' 20.3"310.74 minorth864.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaSat 9:18 AM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Félix do XinguSat 9:18 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest W
BelémSat 9:18 AM614 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSat 9:18 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausSat 8:18 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 9:18 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneSat 9:18 AM1332 km827 miles719 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSat 9:18 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboSat 9:18 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSat 9:18 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast E

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