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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: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' South, Longitude: 57° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 14.0"998.91 miwest0° 12' 19.1"14.11 misouth998.86 mi
24 hours12° 38' 17.9"871.43 mieast4° 50' 09.0"332.33 misouth928.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémSat 9:26 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
ManausSat 8:26 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Félix do XinguSat 9:26 AM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSat 9:26 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSat 9:26 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth N
CayenneSat 9:26 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 8:26 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 8:26 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 10:26 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmSoutheast SE
Port of SpainSat 8:26 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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