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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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 02' South
Longitude: 45° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.13 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.4"967.86 miwest0° 10' 03.6"11.53 misouth967.57 mi
24 hours14° 15' 52.4"957.33 mieast3° 33' 53.7"245.14 misouth980.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasMon 10:26 AM214 km133 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 11:26 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
Goiânia *Mon 11:26 AM514 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 11:26 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 10:26 AM757 km471 miles409 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:26 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Mon 11:26 AM1063 km660 miles574 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 10:26 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaMon 10:26 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 10:26 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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