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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: 20%
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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 58' South
Longitude: 24° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.34 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.1"949.07 miwest0° 06' 52.6"7.88 minorth949.41 mi
24 hours13° 26' 45.0"884.90 mieast3° 12' 03.7"220.13 minorth919.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 2:06 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 2:06 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSat 5:06 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:06 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 2:06 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 3:06 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:06 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 5:06 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 5:06 PM3170 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 2:06 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-northwest WNW
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