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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 32° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.51 meters/second, 1503.0 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.57 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.3"933.63 miwest0° 03' 56.9"4.53 misouth933.45 mi
24 hours15° 13' 47.4"989.61 mieast0° 51' 23.2"58.92 misouth988.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorWed 11:36 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:36 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 11:36 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Wed 12:36 PM1491 km927 miles805 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Wed 12:36 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaWed 11:36 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Wed 11:36 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 11:36 AM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Wed 12:36 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownWed 2:36 PM2891 km1796 miles1561 nmEast E

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