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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 21° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.70 meters/second, 1503.7 km/hour, 934.4 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' 10.5"934.09 miwest0° 03' 42.0"4.24 minorth934.29 mi
24 hours14° 21' 56.7"932.76 mieast2° 05' 21.7"143.71 minorth949.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 3:56 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 12:56 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 12:56 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:56 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 12:56 PM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 1:56 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 1:56 PM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 3:56 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 3:56 PM3301 km2051 miles1783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 3:56 PM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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