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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: 21%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 55° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.04 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.3"950.56 miwest0° 07' 06.6"8.15 minorth950.91 mi
24 hours13° 21' 46.0"880.61 mieast3° 16' 47.5"225.53 minorth916.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sat 4:16 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Barra do GarçasSat 4:16 PM408 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 3:16 PM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Goiânia *Sat 5:16 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sat 5:16 PM849 km527 miles458 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 4:16 PM865 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 3:16 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 5:16 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 3:16 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:16 PM1420 km882 miles766 nmEast-southeast ESE

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