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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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 54° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.23 meters/second, 1502.0 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 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' 01.9"933.00 miwest0° 03' 43.0"4.26 misouth932.82 mi
24 hours15° 13' 54.9"989.11 mieast0° 45' 36.8"52.30 misouth988.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Wed 1:06 PM28 km17 miles15 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasWed 1:06 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad del Este *Wed 1:06 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 2:06 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Wed 1:06 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Wed 2:06 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:06 PM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 2:06 PM853 km530 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Wed 2:06 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreWed 12:06 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmWest W

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