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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 33° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.07 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.14 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 21.9"968.48 miWest0° 10' 08.0"11.61 miSouth968.19 mi
24 hours14° 14' 13.6"956.01 miEast3° 36' 02.7"247.58 miSouth979.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióMon 9:36 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorMon 9:36 AM591 km367 miles319 nmWest W
RecifeMon 9:36 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaMon 9:36 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:36 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 10:36 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:36 AM1781 km1106 miles961 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 9:36 AM2181 km1355 miles1177 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 9:36 AM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 12:36 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmEast E

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