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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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 51° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.17 meters/second, 1501.8 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.0"932.89 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth932.89 mi
24 hours15° 04' 58.2"979.29 mieast0° 41' 59.3"48.14 minorth982.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São José do Rio PretoSun 1:24 AM225 km140 miles122 nmEast-southeast ESE
GoiâniaSun 1:24 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PirassunungaSun 1:24 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasSun 1:24 AM484 km301 miles261 nmNorth N
CampinasSun 1:24 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
BrasiliaSun 1:24 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNortheast NE
CuritibaSun 1:24 AM617 km384 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloSun 1:24 AM617 km384 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
SantosSun 1:24 AM669 km415 miles361 nmSoutheast SE
Ciudad del EsteSun 12:24 AM677 km421 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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