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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: 46%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' South, Longitude: 48° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.63 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.7 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 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.9"978.81 miwest0° 09' 27.0"10.83 minorth979.15 mi
24 hours12° 35' 21.7"851.96 mieast4° 02' 00.7"277.22 minorth901.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalmasSat 5:50 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sat 6:50 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Sat 6:50 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasSat 5:50 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 5:50 PM1051 km653 miles568 nmEast E
BelémSat 5:50 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sat 6:50 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 6:50 PM1325 km823 miles716 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSat 5:50 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 5:50 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
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