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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 12:02:00 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 24° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.27 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.8"968.93 miwest0° 10' 10.9"11.67 misouth968.65 mi
24 hours14° 13' 07.4"955.18 mieast3° 37' 27.6"249.20 misouth979.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 9:02 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:02 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:02 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownMon 12:02 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:02 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 10:02 AM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:02 AM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 12:02 PM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 12:02 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 12:02 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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