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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 22° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.75 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.2 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' 39.7"967.87 miWest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 miNorth968.26 mi
24 hours12° 31' 04.9"837.86 miEast3° 56' 45.4"271.25 miNorth887.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 2:56 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 2:56 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
JamestownSun 5:56 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 2:56 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 3:56 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 5:56 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sun 3:56 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 3:56 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmWest W
FreetownSun 5:56 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 5:56 PM2848 km1769 miles1538 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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