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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: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 53° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.75 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.3"967.91 miwest0° 08' 07.8"9.32 minorth968.25 mi
24 hours12° 57' 26.8"867.93 mieast3° 36' 40.8"248.27 minorth908.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSat 7:20 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSoutheast SE
GoiâniaSat 7:20 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaSat 7:20 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
São PauloSat 7:20 PM1227 km762 miles663 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 7:20 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 6:20 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSat 7:20 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSat 6:20 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSat 7:20 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 6:20 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmWest W
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