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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 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 29' South
Longitude: 16° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 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' 26.3"949.59 miwest0° 07' 37.6"8.74 misouth949.30 mi
24 hours14° 54' 10.2"983.37 mieast2° 25' 52.6"167.23 misouth990.70 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 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmEast E
RecifeTue 9:26 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 9:26 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 12:26 PM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:26 AM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 9:26 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanTue 12:26 PM2883 km1791 miles1557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 12:26 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 12:26 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 12:26 PM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmNorth N
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