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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: 45%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 07' South
Longitude: 33° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.35 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.1"978.25 miwest0° 09' 23.3"10.76 minorth978.59 mi
24 hours12° 36' 42.9"853.06 mieast4° 00' 48.4"275.86 minorth901.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSat 4:50 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSat 4:50 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSat 4:50 PM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 5:50 PM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 4:50 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:50 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 5:50 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sat 5:50 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 4:50 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneSat 4:50 PM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmNorthwest NW
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