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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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 38' South
Longitude: 22° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.1 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 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.7"967.95 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.48 minorth968.34 mi
24 hours12° 31' 02.4"837.89 mieast3° 56' 47.0"271.30 minorth887.21 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 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 2:56 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmWest W
JamestownSun 5:56 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 2:56 PM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 3:56 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 5:56 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sun 3:56 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 3:56 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmWest W
FreetownSun 5:56 PM2772 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 5:56 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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