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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 5:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' South, Longitude: 42° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.8 kilometres/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.58 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 16.7"934.75 miWest0° 03' 54.4"4.48 miNorth934.95 mi
24 hours14° 19' 00.3"930.12 miEast2° 09' 48.9"148.82 miNorth948.05 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ipatinga *Fri 3:24 PM71 km44 miles38 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Belo Horizonte *Fri 3:24 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest W
Governador Valadares *Fri 3:24 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Juiz de Fora *Fri 3:24 PM196 km122 miles106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campos *Fri 3:24 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSoutheast SE
Vitória *Fri 3:24 PM253 km158 miles137 nmEast E
Petrópolis *Fri 3:24 PM272 km169 miles147 nmSouth S
Niterói *Fri 3:24 PM312 km194 miles168 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:24 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth S
Pirassununga *Fri 3:24 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW

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