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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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 25° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 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"968.99 miwest0° 10' 10.8"11.67 misouth968.70 mi
24 hours14° 13' 09.5"955.27 mieast3° 37' 24.7"249.17 misouth979.41 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 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:02 AM1442 km896 miles778 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:02 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownMon 12:02 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:02 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 10:02 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:02 AM2502 km1554 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 12:02 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 12:02 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 12:02 PM2873 km1785 miles1552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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