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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 42° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.75 meters/second, 1529.1 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.2"949.92 miwest0° 07' 01.0"8.04 minorth950.26 mi
24 hours13° 23' 48.3"882.33 mieast3° 14' 52.8"223.34 minorth917.45 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 4:24 PM138 km86 miles75 nmEast E
Governador Valadares *Sat 4:24 PM144 km90 miles78 nmSoutheast SE
Montes Claros *Sat 4:24 PM162 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 4:24 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Sat 4:24 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSoutheast SE
Niterói *Sat 4:24 PM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:24 PM572 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sat 4:24 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pirassununga *Sat 4:24 PM669 km415 miles361 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 3:24 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE
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