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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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 19° 10' 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' 07.9"0.15 misouth928.40 mi
24 hours15° 01' 50.4"971.30 mieast0° 39' 42.9"45.54 minorth974.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 2:42 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 11:42 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:42 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:42 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:42 AM2833 km1760 miles1529 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 12:42 PM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmWest W
Brasilia *Thu 12:42 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:42 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:42 PM3316 km2061 miles1791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 2:42 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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