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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 39' South
Longitude: 20° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.70 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' 38.9"967.82 miwest0° 09' 07.8"10.46 minorth968.21 mi
24 hours12° 31' 23.8"838.19 mieast3° 56' 33.1"271.03 minorth887.42 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 PM1597 km993 miles862 nmEast E
RecifeSun 2:46 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 2:46 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 2:46 PM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 3:46 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 5:46 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 5:46 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 5:46 PM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 5:46 PM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Sun 3:46 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmWest-southwest WSW
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