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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 18:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 52° 47' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.59 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 19.7"935.07 miwest0° 04' 00.4"4.59 minorth935.28 mi
24 hours14° 17' 35.1"928.86 mieast2° 11' 55.1"151.23 minorth947.25 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 3:06 PM192 km119 miles104 nmWest-southwest WSW
Barra do GarçasFri 3:06 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Fri 4:06 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Fri 4:06 PM598 km371 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ciudad del Este *Fri 3:06 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 4:06 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campinas *Fri 4:06 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Fri 4:06 PM701 km436 miles378 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Fri 4:06 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Fri 3:06 PM765 km475 miles413 nmSouthwest SW
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