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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 17° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.8"928.40 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth928.40 mi
24 hours15° 01' 56.8"971.42 mieast0° 39' 21.0"45.12 minorth974.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 2:36 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 11:36 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:36 AM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:36 PM2635 km1638 miles1423 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:36 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 12:36 PM2988 km1857 miles1614 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:36 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Thu 12:36 PM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmWest W
AbidjanThu 2:36 PM3266 km2029 miles1764 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:36 PM3289 km2044 miles1776 nmNorth N
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