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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 12:26:00 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: 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' South, Longitude: 44° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.08 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 27' 26.1"986.46 miwest0° 11' 41.6"13.39 misouth986.27 mi
24 hours13° 24' 58.1"915.43 mieast4° 24' 48.3"303.36 misouth957.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 9:26 AM728 km452 miles393 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Sun 10:26 AM812 km505 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSun 9:26 AM879 km546 miles474 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 9:26 AM1008 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSun 9:26 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 10:26 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 10:26 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth S
CayenneSun 9:26 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSun 8:26 AM1894 km1177 miles1022 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboSun 9:26 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorthwest NW

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