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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 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 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: 46° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.03 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' 28.7"972.89 miwest0° 08' 40.1"9.93 misouth972.64 mi
24 hours13° 24' 53.6"902.72 mieast3° 06' 02.4"213.18 misouth921.45 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 AM284 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sat 10:40 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
Barra do GarçasSat 9:40 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 9:40 AM917 km570 miles495 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sat 10:40 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 10:40 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSat 9:40 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 9:40 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 9:40 AM1441 km896 miles778 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 9:40 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmSouthwest SW
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