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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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' South, Longitude: 35° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.09 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.6"977.60 miwest0° 10' 24.0"11.91 minorth977.98 mi
24 hours12° 59' 52.6"879.85 mieast4° 23' 39.7"302.01 minorth936.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AracajuWed 2:00 AM216 km134 miles116 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióWed 2:00 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
SalvadorWed 2:00 AM355 km220 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 2:00 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth N
NatalWed 2:00 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaWed 3:00 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 2:00 AM965 km600 miles521 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaWed 2:00 AM1415 km880 miles764 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroWed 2:00 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São PauloWed 2:00 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmSouthwest SW

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