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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 19° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.56 meters/second, 1528.4 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 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' 25.6"949.47 miwest0° 07' 36.2"8.72 misouth949.17 mi
24 hours14° 54' 23.2"983.49 mieast2° 25' 19.2"166.59 misouth990.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:36 PM1441 km896 miles778 nmEast E
RecifeTue 9:36 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 9:36 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 10:36 AM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 9:36 AM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaTue 12:36 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Tue 10:36 AM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownTue 12:36 PM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanTue 12:36 PM3022 km1878 miles1632 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 12:36 PM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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