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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 50° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.84 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 23' 16.7"947.80 miwest0° 07' 19.8"8.40 misouth947.52 mi
24 hours14° 57' 08.4"984.96 mieast2° 18' 01.4"158.22 misouth991.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Itumbiara *Tue 12:46 PM136 km85 miles74 nmEast-southeast ESE
Goiânia *Tue 12:46 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNortheast NE
Anápolis *Tue 12:46 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasTue 11:46 AM294 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Tue 12:46 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Tue 12:46 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Campinas *Tue 12:46 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Tue 12:46 PM747 km464 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:46 PM941 km584 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 11:46 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmSouthwest SW

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