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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: 8%

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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 24' South, Longitude: 47° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.02 meters/second, 1566.1 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.6"972.94 miwest0° 08' 39.9"9.93 misouth972.70 mi
24 hours13° 24' 55.8"902.81 mieast3° 06' 00.0"213.15 misouth921.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Sat 10:40 AM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sat 10:40 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasSat 9:40 AM611 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 9:40 AM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sat 10:40 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 10:40 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSat 9:40 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 9:40 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 9:40 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 9:40 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouthwest SW
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