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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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 55' South
Longitude: 28° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 meters/second, 1528.0 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' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.7"949.28 miwest0° 06' 54.5"7.92 minorth949.62 mi
24 hours13° 26' 03.6"884.31 mieast3° 12' 43.7"220.89 minorth918.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 2:24 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 2:24 PM1279 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:24 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 2:24 PM1905 km1183 miles1028 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 3:24 PM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:24 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmWest W
JamestownSat 5:24 PM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmEast E
BelémSat 2:24 PM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 2:24 PM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 3:24 PM3308 km2055 miles1786 nmSouthwest SW
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