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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 20° 08' 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' 58.9"928.41 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth928.40 mi
24 hours15° 01' 45.9"971.22 mieast0° 39' 57.6"45.82 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 2:46 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 11:46 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:46 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:46 AM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Thu 12:46 PM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:46 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:46 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 2:46 PM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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