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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: 3%
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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 44' South
Longitude: 18° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.42 meters/second, 1560.3 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.9"969.33 miwest0° 10' 13.0"11.71 misouth969.05 mi
24 hours14° 12' 18.7"954.62 mieast3° 38' 29.1"250.39 misouth979.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:36 AM1444 km898 miles780 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 8:36 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 8:36 AM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 11:36 AM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 8:36 AM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownMon 11:36 AM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 11:36 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 11:36 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 11:36 AM2729 km1696 miles1473 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:36 AM2753 km1711 miles1486 nmWest-southwest WSW
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