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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 57° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.20 meters/second, 1505.5 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 21.0"935.21 miwest0° 04' 02.9"4.64 minorth935.43 mi
24 hours14° 16' 58.4"928.31 mieast2° 12' 49.0"152.25 minorth946.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 3:24 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 2:24 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 3:24 PM585 km363 miles316 nmSouth S
Ciudad del Este *Fri 3:24 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 4:24 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreFri 2:24 PM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
SaltaFri 3:24 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 4:24 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Fri 4:24 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:24 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmWest-northwest WNW

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