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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 57° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.07 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.0"950.64 miwest0° 07' 07.4"8.16 minorth950.99 mi
24 hours13° 21' 30.3"880.38 mieast3° 17' 02.3"225.81 minorth916.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 3:24 PM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-northwest WNW
Barra do GarçasSat 4:24 PM567 km353 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa CruzSat 3:24 PM630 km391 miles340 nmWest W
Asuncion *Sat 4:24 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouth S
SucreSat 3:24 PM860 km534 miles464 nmWest W
Brasilia *Sat 5:24 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast E
La PazSat 3:24 PM1166 km724 miles630 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 5:24 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 3:24 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:24 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE
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