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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: 16%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 29' South
Longitude: 45° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.6"988.92 miwest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 misouth988.74 mi
24 hours12° 32' 35.7"855.88 mieast3° 46' 42.6"259.73 misouth889.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Fri 9:40 AM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 8:40 AM837 km520 miles452 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 8:40 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaFri 8:40 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
RecifeFri 8:40 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 9:40 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Fri 9:40 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 8:40 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 7:40 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboFri 8:40 AM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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