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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: 5%
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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 55' South
Longitude: 39° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.15 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 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.8"928.43 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth928.43 mi
24 hours15° 00' 16.3"969.60 mieast0° 44' 50.4"51.41 minorth973.34 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 2:06 PM129 km80 miles70 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campos *Thu 2:06 PM228 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Thu 2:06 PM451 km280 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:06 PM462 km287 miles250 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 2:06 PM499 km310 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Thu 2:06 PM812 km505 miles438 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 1:06 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 2:06 PM1071 km665 miles578 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 1:06 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 1:06 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth N
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