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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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 9:16 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:16 AM1585 km985 miles856 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 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 12:16 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmEast E
BelémMon 9:16 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 12:16 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 12:16 PM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNortheast NE

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