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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 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: 56° 45' 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 14.0"998.85 miwest0° 12' 19.1"14.11 misouth998.80 mi
24 hours12° 38' 15.9"871.33 mieast4° 50' 09.6"332.32 misouth928.82 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 AM332 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
ManausSat 8:26 AM399 km248 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Félix do XinguSat 9:26 AM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSat 9:26 AM984 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneSat 9:26 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 9:26 AM1168 km725 miles630 nmNorth N
GeorgetownSat 8:26 AM1274 km791 miles688 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 8:26 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 10:26 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmSoutheast SE
Port of SpainSat 8:26 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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