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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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 42° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.82 meters/second, 1558.2 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.14 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.3"967.99 miwest0° 10' 04.5"11.54 misouth967.71 mi
24 hours14° 15' 33.2"957.09 mieast3° 34' 19.0"245.62 misouth980.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória da ConquistaMon 10:16 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorMon 10:16 AM501 km311 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Mon 11:16 AM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 11:16 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:16 AM992 km616 miles535 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 10:16 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Mon 11:16 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaMon 10:16 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémMon 10:16 AM1515 km942 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Mon 10:16 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouthwest SW
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