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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 5:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 20%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 24° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.33 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 16.9"948.99 miWest0° 06' 52.5"7.88 miNorth949.33 mi
24 hours13° 26' 47.6"884.87 miEast3° 12' 01.2"220.07 miNorth919.11 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 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 2:06 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSat 5:06 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:06 PM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 2:06 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 3:06 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:06 PM2547 km1582 miles1375 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 5:06 PM3055 km1899 miles1650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 5:06 PM3159 km1963 miles1705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 2:06 PM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmWest-northwest WNW

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