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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 5:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 36° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 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' 21.6"949.58 miWest0° 06' 57.9"7.98 miNorth949.93 mi
24 hours13° 24' 52.7"883.25 miEast3° 13' 51.7"222.17 miNorth918.05 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 PM519 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 2:56 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:56 PM931 km578 miles503 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 2:56 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sat 3:56 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:56 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 2:56 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
BelémSat 2:56 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 2:56 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 3:56 PM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmSouthwest SW

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