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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: 9%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 54° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.8"957.92 miwest0° 06' 24.0"7.34 misouth957.68 mi
24 hours13° 36' 20.8"902.44 mieast2° 04' 02.2"142.17 misouth908.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuiabáMon 1:40 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNorthwest NW
Barra do GarçasMon 2:40 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-northeast ENE
GoiâniaMon 2:40 PM566 km352 miles306 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 1:40 PM679 km422 miles367 nmWest W
BrasiliaMon 2:40 PM723 km449 miles390 nmEast E
Asuncion *Mon 2:40 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São PauloMon 2:40 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 1:40 PM1164 km724 miles629 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroMon 2:40 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 1:40 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest W

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