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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 5:24:00 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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 28° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 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' 06.8"0.13 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.7"949.20 miWest0° 06' 54.4"7.92 miNorth949.54 mi
24 hours13° 26' 06.2"884.29 miEast3° 12' 41.2"220.83 miNorth918.73 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 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 2:24 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:24 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 2:24 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 3:24 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:24 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmWest W
JamestownSat 5:24 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmEast E
BelémSat 2:24 PM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 2:24 PM3128 km1943 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 5:24 PM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmNortheast NE

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