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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: 1%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 08' South
Longitude: 47° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.32 meters/second, 1502.4 km/hour, 933.5 miles/hour or 811.2 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.7"933.27 miwest0° 03' 47.5"4.35 misouth933.09 mi
24 hours15° 13' 53.1"989.36 mieast0° 47' 31.0"54.48 misouth988.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Uberaba *Wed 1:36 PM75 km46 miles40 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ribeirão Prêto *Wed 1:36 PM123 km77 miles67 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Uberlândia *Wed 1:36 PM164 km102 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
Pirassununga *Wed 1:36 PM207 km129 miles112 nmSouth S
São José do Rio Preto *Wed 1:36 PM223 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Wed 1:36 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Wed 1:36 PM362 km225 miles195 nmEast E
São Paulo *Wed 1:36 PM388 km241 miles209 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Wed 1:36 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santos *Wed 1:36 PM438 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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