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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:52:00 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: 3%

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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 22° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.33 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.6"969.07 miwest0° 10' 11.7"11.68 misouth968.78 mi
24 hours14° 12' 47.8"954.93 mieast3° 37' 52.3"249.67 misouth979.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 8:52 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 8:52 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest W
JamestownMon 11:52 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmEast E
FortalezaMon 8:52 AM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:52 AM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 11:52 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 11:52 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 9:52 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest W
ConakryMon 11:52 AM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 9:52 AM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmWest-southwest WSW

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