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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: 12%

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 18:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 52° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.13 meters/second, 1505.3 km/hour, 935.3 miles/hour or 812.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.59 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 19.6"935.07 miwest0° 04' 00.3"4.59 minorth935.28 mi
24 hours14° 17' 36.9"928.88 mieast2° 11' 52.6"151.18 minorth947.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Fri 3:04 PM213 km133 miles115 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasFri 3:04 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Fri 4:04 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Fri 4:04 PM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ciudad del Este *Fri 3:04 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 4:04 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campinas *Fri 4:04 PM649 km404 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
Curitiba *Fri 4:04 PM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Fri 4:04 PM684 km425 miles370 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Fri 4:04 PM728 km452 miles393 nmEast-southeast ESE

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