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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 17:20:00 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: 12%

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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 41° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.97 meters/second, 1504.7 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 16.3"934.72 miwest0° 03' 54.0"4.47 minorth934.92 mi
24 hours14° 19' 08.4"930.25 mieast2° 09' 37.0"148.59 minorth948.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Governador Valadares *Fri 3:20 PM140 km87 miles76 nmNorth N
Vitória *Fri 3:20 PM149 km93 miles81 nmEast E
Campos *Fri 3:20 PM189 km118 miles102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Fri 3:20 PM228 km141 miles123 nmWest W
Teófilo Otoni *Fri 3:20 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
Niterói *Fri 3:20 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:20 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Fri 3:20 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Fri 3:20 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
Campinas *Fri 3:20 PM635 km394 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW

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