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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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' South, Longitude: 28° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.5"968.75 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth968.46 mi
24 hours14° 13' 34.6"955.52 mieast3° 36' 52.7"248.54 misouth979.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 9:16 AM960 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 9:16 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:16 AM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:16 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 10:16 AM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:16 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 12:16 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmEast E
BelémMon 9:16 AM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 12:16 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 12:16 PM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNortheast NE

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