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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: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 49° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.54 meters/second, 1546.4 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.3"960.68 miwest0° 08' 08.5"9.33 minorth961.03 mi
24 hours14° 06' 22.2"941.17 mieast3° 41' 20.7"253.61 minorth982.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Anápolis *Thu 2:32 PM141 km87 miles76 nmSoutheast SE
Goiânia *Thu 2:32 PM164 km102 miles88 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Thu 2:32 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasThu 1:32 PM275 km171 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Thu 2:32 PM971 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:32 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorThu 1:32 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmEast E
Asuncion *Thu 1:32 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 1:32 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth N
SucreThu 12:32 PM1699 km1055 miles917 nmWest-southwest WSW

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