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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.8 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
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.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo Horizonte *Fri 3:24 PM129 km80 miles70 nmWest-northwest WNW
Governador Valadares *Fri 3:24 PM157 km97 miles85 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Juiz de Fora *Fri 3:24 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campos *Fri 3:24 PM236 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
Vitória *Fri 3:24 PM249 km154 miles134 nmEast E
Niterói *Fri 3:24 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:24 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth S
Pirassununga *Fri 3:24 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Fri 3:24 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Fri 3:24 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
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