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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 16:06:00 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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 54° 15' 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"933.01 miwest0° 03' 43.1"4.26 misouth932.83 mi
24 hours15° 13' 54.8"989.12 mieast0° 45' 41.2"52.38 misouth988.07 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 PM44 km27 miles24 nmSouthwest SW
Barra do GarçasWed 1:06 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad del Este *Wed 1:06 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 2:06 PM597 km371 miles323 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Wed 2:06 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Wed 1:06 PM666 km414 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:06 PM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 2:06 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Wed 2:06 PM873 km542 miles471 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreWed 12:06 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmWest W

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