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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: 51%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 47° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.22 meters/second, 1574.0 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.6"977.96 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 minorth978.32 mi
24 hours12° 18' 53.8"832.12 mieast4° 04' 53.1"280.54 minorth883.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasThu 6:14 AM244 km152 miles132 nmEast E
BrasiliaThu 6:14 AM384 km239 miles207 nmSouth S
GoiâniaThu 6:14 AM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasThu 6:14 AM670 km416 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorThu 6:14 AM949 km590 miles512 nmEast E
BelémThu 6:14 AM1218 km757 miles657 nmNorth N
São PauloThu 6:14 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroThu 6:14 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaThu 6:14 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmNortheast NE
RecifeThu 6:14 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmEast-northeast ENE
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