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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 15:46:00 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: 5%

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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 34° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.7 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' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.3"928.35 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth928.35 mi
24 hours15° 00' 40.5"969.97 mieast0° 43' 33.2"49.94 minorth973.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Thu 1:46 PM641 km399 miles346 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:46 PM952 km592 miles514 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 12:46 PM989 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Thu 1:46 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeThu 12:46 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 1:46 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 12:46 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Thu 1:46 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 12:46 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNorthwest NW
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