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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 14:56:00 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 14:56:00 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 PM300 km187 miles162 nmWest W
Niterói *Wed 12:56 PM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:56 PM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:56 PM672 km418 miles363 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:56 AM794 km494 miles429 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Wed 12:56 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Wed 12:56 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 11:56 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 11:56 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Wed 11:56 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW
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