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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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 27° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 18.3"949.23 miwest0° 06' 54.1"7.91 minorth949.57 mi
24 hours13° 26' 12.9"884.44 mieast3° 12' 34.7"220.72 minorth918.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 2:20 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 2:20 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:20 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 2:20 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 3:20 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:20 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
JamestownSat 5:20 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmEast E
BelémSat 2:20 PM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 5:20 PM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmNortheast NE
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