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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 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 27' South, Longitude: 50° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.0"978.23 miwest0° 10' 18.3"11.81 minorth978.59 mi
24 hours13° 21' 42.6"905.90 mieast4° 22' 15.1"300.39 minorth960.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalmasFri 2:32 PM237 km148 miles128 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Fri 3:32 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasFri 2:32 PM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Félix do XinguFri 2:32 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Goiânia *Fri 3:32 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
BelémFri 2:32 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth N
SalvadorFri 2:32 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmEast E
São Paulo *Fri 3:32 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausFri 1:32 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:32 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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