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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: 72%
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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 00' South
Longitude: 28° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.27 meters/second, 1581.4 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.2"982.55 miwest0° 09' 50.6"11.28 minorth982.89 mi
24 hours12° 31' 44.8"850.81 mieast4° 10' 36.7"287.08 minorth902.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 6:30 PM790 km491 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 7:30 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 6:30 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 6:30 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSun 6:30 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSun 6:30 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSun 6:30 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 6:30 PM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 9:30 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSun 9:30 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNortheast NE
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