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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 29' South, Longitude: 46° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.03 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 27' 25.3"986.41 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.39 misouth986.21 mi
24 hours13° 25' 20.9"915.83 mieast4° 24' 31.3"303.06 misouth958.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palmas *Sun 10:36 AM185 km115 miles100 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Félix do XinguSun 9:36 AM653 km406 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Sun 10:36 AM707 km440 miles382 nmSouth S
BelémSun 9:36 AM908 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 9:36 AM986 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSun 9:36 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSun 9:36 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 10:36 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sun 10:36 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
ManausSun 8:36 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest-northwest WNW
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