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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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 52° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 28.2"950.43 miwest0° 07' 05.5"8.13 minorth950.77 mi
24 hours13° 22' 11.7"880.97 mieast3° 16' 23.6"225.07 minorth916.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSat 4:06 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Sat 5:06 PM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Sat 5:06 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 3:06 PM869 km540 miles469 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 5:06 PM920 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 4:06 PM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:06 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSat 3:06 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmWest W
La PazSat 3:06 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 4:06 PM1636 km1017 miles884 nmEast-northeast ENE

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