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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 31° 50' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.1"928.35 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth928.35 mi
24 hours15° 00' 51.7"970.17 mieast0° 42' 56.7"49.24 minorth973.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorThu 12:36 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:36 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeThu 12:36 PM1456 km904 miles786 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Thu 1:36 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 1:36 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 12:36 PM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Thu 12:36 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownThu 3:36 PM2811 km1746 miles1518 nmEast E
BelémThu 12:36 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Thu 1:36 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmSouthwest SW

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