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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 12:06:00 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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' South, Longitude: 25° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.25 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.1 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' 24.4"968.88 miWest0° 10' 10.5"11.66 miSouth968.60 mi
24 hours14° 13' 15.1"955.27 miEast3° 37' 17.6"249.01 miSouth979.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 9:06 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:06 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:06 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:06 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 12:06 PM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmEast E
Brasilia *Mon 10:06 AM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:06 AM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 12:06 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 12:06 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémMon 9:06 AM2838 km1764 miles1532 nmWest-northwest WNW

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