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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 18:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 21%

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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 45° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.80 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.3"950.04 miwest0° 07' 02.0"8.06 minorth950.39 mi
24 hours13° 23' 25.3"882.01 mieast3° 15' 14.5"223.75 minorth917.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Sat 4:34 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
Belo Horizonte *Sat 4:34 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sat 4:34 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorthwest NW
Goiânia *Sat 4:34 PM449 km279 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pirassununga *Sat 4:34 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Sat 4:34 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campinas *Sat 4:34 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Sat 4:34 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:34 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sat 4:34 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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