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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 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 55° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.73 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 23' 15.2"947.60 miwest0° 07' 17.1"8.35 misouth947.32 mi
24 hours14° 57' 35.2"985.27 mieast2° 16' 46.5"156.80 misouth991.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasTue 12:08 PM414 km257 miles223 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:08 AM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
Goiânia *Tue 1:08 PM680 km422 miles367 nmEast E
Brasilia *Tue 1:08 PM851 km529 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Tue 12:08 PM854 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreTue 11:08 AM1031 km640 miles557 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 1:08 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 11:08 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 1:08 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoTue 11:08 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest-northwest WNW
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