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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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' South, Longitude: 41° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 26.9"986.57 miwest0° 11' 42.0"13.40 misouth986.38 mi
24 hours13° 24' 37.5"915.12 mieast4° 25' 03.5"303.65 misouth957.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 9:16 AM527 km327 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióSun 9:16 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 9:16 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSun 9:16 AM765 km475 miles413 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sun 10:16 AM973 km605 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 9:16 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 10:16 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 10:16 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSun 9:16 AM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
ManausSun 8:16 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmWest-northwest WNW

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