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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: 30%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' South, Longitude: 20° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.69 meters/second, 1557.7 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.8"967.74 miwest0° 09' 07.6"10.46 minorth968.13 mi
24 hours12° 31' 26.1"838.16 mieast3° 56' 31.4"270.98 minorth887.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 5:46 PM1568 km975 miles847 nmEast E
RecifeSun 2:46 PM1752 km1088 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 2:46 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 2:46 PM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 5:46 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 3:46 PM2581 km1603 miles1393 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSun 5:46 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 5:46 PM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 5:46 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 5:46 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNortheast NE
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