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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 15:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 51° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.26 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.2"933.08 miwest0° 03' 44.6"4.29 misouth932.90 mi
24 hours15° 13' 54.2"989.18 mieast0° 46' 19.1"53.11 misouth988.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Wed 1:56 PM466 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasWed 12:56 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth N
Pirassununga *Wed 1:56 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campinas *Wed 1:56 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Wed 1:56 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
Curitiba *Wed 1:56 PM640 km398 miles345 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:56 PM658 km409 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Wed 1:56 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 1:56 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Wed 12:56 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW

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