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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 2:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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: 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' South, Longitude: 37° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.45 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.56 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 03.8"933.49 miWest0° 03' 54.0"4.47 miSouth933.31 mi
24 hours15° 13' 49.6"989.51 miEast0° 50' 07.2"57.47 miSouth988.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Wed 12:56 PM295 km183 miles159 nmWest W
Niterói *Wed 12:56 PM660 km410 miles357 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:56 PM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:56 PM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:56 AM793 km493 miles428 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Wed 12:56 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Wed 12:56 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 11:56 AM1359 km845 miles734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 11:56 AM1812 km1126 miles979 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Wed 11:56 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW

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