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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 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 02' South
Longitude: 54° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.16 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 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' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 20.3"935.21 miwest0° 04' 01.6"4.62 minorth935.42 mi
24 hours14° 17' 16.4"928.64 mieast2° 12' 22.4"151.76 minorth947.14 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 3:14 PM57 km36 miles31 nmSoutheast SE
Barra do GarçasFri 3:14 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad del Este *Fri 3:14 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 4:14 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Fri 3:14 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Fri 4:14 PM886 km550 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Fri 4:14 PM947 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreFri 2:14 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 4:14 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:14 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-northwest WNW
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