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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: 11%
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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 11' South
Longitude: 19° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.67 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.9"934.09 miwest0° 03' 40.8"4.22 minorth934.29 mi
24 hours14° 22' 14.3"933.09 mieast2° 04' 54.4"143.20 minorth949.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 3:46 PM1531 km952 miles827 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 12:46 PM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 12:46 PM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:46 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 12:46 PM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 1:46 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 1:46 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 3:46 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 3:46 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 3:46 PM3290 km2045 miles1777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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