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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:02 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:02 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 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 miles1364 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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