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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 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 59° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.41 meters/second, 1556.7 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.12 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.4"967.00 miwest0° 09' 58.5"11.43 misouth966.71 mi
24 hours14° 17' 45.6"958.68 mieast3° 31' 23.0"242.25 misouth980.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 10:26 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa CruzMon 10:26 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaMon 10:26 AM791 km491 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreMon 10:26 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouthwest SW
La PazMon 10:26 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoMon 10:26 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausMon 10:26 AM1227 km763 miles663 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Mon 11:26 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Mon 12:26 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmEast E
São Paulo *Mon 12:26 PM1708 km1062 miles922 nmSoutheast SE

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