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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 16:36:00 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: 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 46° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.15 meters/second, 1494.6 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' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 01.6"928.38 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth928.39 mi
24 hours14° 59' 42.8"968.93 mieast0° 46' 35.5"53.42 minorth972.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ribeirão Prêto *Thu 2:36 PM168 km104 miles91 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Thu 2:36 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
Uberaba *Thu 2:36 PM221 km138 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
Campinas *Thu 2:36 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 2:36 PM273 km170 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Thu 2:36 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSouth S
Santos *Thu 2:36 PM338 km210 miles182 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:36 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
Niterói *Thu 2:36 PM389 km241 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
Goiânia *Thu 2:36 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorthwest NW
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