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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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 36° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 21.8"949.66 miwest0° 06' 58.0"7.99 minorth950.01 mi
24 hours13° 24' 50.1"883.27 mieast3° 13' 54.0"222.23 minorth918.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Sat 3:56 PM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 2:56 PM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:56 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 2:56 PM1092 km678 miles590 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sat 3:56 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:56 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 2:56 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth N
BelémSat 2:56 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 2:56 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 3:56 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmSouthwest SW
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