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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 16° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 23' 26.4"949.54 miwest0° 07' 37.6"8.74 misouth949.25 mi
24 hours14° 54' 08.7"983.29 mieast2° 25' 56.3"167.29 misouth990.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:26 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast E
RecifeTue 9:26 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 9:26 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 12:26 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 9:26 AM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:26 AM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanTue 12:26 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 12:26 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 12:26 PM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 12:26 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmNorth N
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