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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: 49%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 54° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.7"952.92 miwest0° 05' 40.8"6.51 minorth953.19 mi
24 hours13° 26' 23.8"887.49 mieast2° 44' 45.6"188.81 minorth913.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuiabáFri 5:30 PM247 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
Barra do GarçasFri 6:30 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
GoiâniaFri 6:30 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 5:30 PM674 km419 miles364 nmWest W
BrasiliaFri 6:30 PM749 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Fri 6:30 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São PauloFri 6:30 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 5:30 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroFri 6:30 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 5:30 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest W

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