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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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 11:26:00 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: 9%

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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 15' South, Longitude: 29° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.37 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.0"987.11 miwest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 misouth986.92 mi
24 hours13° 22' 55.0"913.61 mieast4° 26' 18.6"305.08 misouth956.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 8:26 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 9:26 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióSun 8:26 AM669 km415 miles361 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 8:26 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 8:26 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 9:26 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 9:26 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 8:26 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sun 9:26 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownSun 11:26 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
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