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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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 50' South
Longitude: 28° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 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' 23.4"968.80 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth968.51 mi
24 hours14° 13' 36.7"955.62 mieast3° 36' 49.8"248.50 misouth979.58 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 AM938 km583 miles506 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 9:16 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:16 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:16 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 10:16 AM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:16 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 12:16 PM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmEast E
BelémMon 9:16 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 12:16 PM2970 km1845 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 12:16 PM2994 km1861 miles1617 nmNortheast NE
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