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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 2:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 19° 52' 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"928.34 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth928.33 mi
24 hours15° 01' 47.1"971.18 miEast0° 39' 53.5"45.74 miNorth974.38 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 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 11:46 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:46 AM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:46 AM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Thu 12:46 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:46 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:46 PM3332 km2070 miles1799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 2:46 PM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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