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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 6:14:00 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 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 40° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.70 meters/second, 1528.9 km/hour, 950.0 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' 23.4"949.80 miWest0° 06' 59.8"8.02 miNorth950.14 mi
24 hours13° 24' 11.2"882.66 miEast3° 14' 31.0"222.92 miNorth917.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo Otoni *Sat 4:14 PM116 km72 miles62 nmWest W
Governador Valadares *Sat 4:14 PM197 km123 miles107 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória *Sat 4:14 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Sat 4:14 PM438 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 3:14 PM575 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Petrópolis *Sat 4:14 PM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Sat 4:14 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:14 PM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sat 4:14 PM827 km514 miles446 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 4:14 PM905 km563 miles489 nmSouthwest SW

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