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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 35° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.01 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 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 miSouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.9"968.34 miWest0° 10' 07.2"11.59 miSouth968.06 mi
24 hours14° 14' 32.9"956.26 miEast3° 35' 37.6"247.10 miSouth979.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 9:46 AM338 km210 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióMon 9:46 AM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth N
RecifeMon 9:46 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 9:46 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:46 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 10:46 AM1347 km837 miles728 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:46 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 9:46 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 9:46 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 9:46 AM2793 km1736 miles1508 nmNorthwest NW

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