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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 12:02:00 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: 8%

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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' South, Longitude: 38° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.20 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.1"986.72 miwest0° 11' 42.6"13.41 misouth986.53 mi
24 hours13° 24' 08.8"914.70 mieast4° 25' 24.8"304.06 misouth957.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaranhunsSun 9:02 AM212 km132 miles115 nmEast-northeast ENE
AracajuSun 9:02 AM215 km134 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióSun 9:02 AM287 km179 miles155 nmEast E
SalvadorSun 9:02 AM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth S
RecifeSun 9:02 AM405 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
NatalSun 9:02 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 9:02 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaSun 10:02 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Sun 10:02 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 9:02 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmNorthwest NW

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