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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 phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 29' South, Longitude: 47° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.2"978.10 miwest0° 10' 17.5"11.79 minorth978.47 mi
24 hours13° 22' 02.3"906.17 mieast4° 22' 02.2"300.15 minorth960.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalmasFri 2:22 PM175 km109 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 3:22 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Fri 3:22 PM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 2:22 PM986 km612 miles532 nmEast E
BelémFri 2:22 PM1116 km693 miles602 nmNorth N
FortalezaFri 2:22 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Fri 3:22 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:22 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeFri 2:22 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausFri 1:22 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest-northwest WNW

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