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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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' South, Longitude: 26° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.24 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' 24.3"968.93 miwest0° 10' 10.5"11.66 misouth968.65 mi
24 hours14° 13' 17.2"955.37 mieast3° 37' 14.7"248.98 misouth979.46 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 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 9:06 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:06 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:06 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 12:06 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast E
Brasilia *Mon 10:06 AM2347 km1459 miles1268 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:06 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 12:06 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 9:06 AM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownMon 12:06 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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