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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 6:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' South, Longitude: 38° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.65 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 22.6"949.70 miWest0° 06' 59.0"8.01 miNorth950.05 mi
24 hours13° 24' 29.7"882.92 miEast3° 14' 13.5"222.59 miNorth917.83 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 4:06 PM331 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 3:06 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Sat 4:06 PM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:06 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 4:06 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 4:06 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 3:06 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 3:06 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
BelémSat 3:06 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 3:06 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmWest-southwest WSW

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