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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:42:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 18° 54' 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"928.34 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miSouth928.33 mi
24 hours15° 01' 51.6"971.26 miEast0° 39' 38.8"45.46 miNorth974.43 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 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 11:42 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:42 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:42 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:42 AM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 12:42 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmWest W
Brasilia *Thu 12:42 PM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:42 PM3140 km1951 miles1695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:42 PM3311 km2057 miles1788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 2:42 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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