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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 6:16:00 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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 27° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.87 meters/second, 1558.3 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.14 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.6"968.13 miWest0° 09' 09.9"10.50 miNorth968.52 mi
24 hours12° 30' 22.4"837.27 miEast3° 57' 13.3"271.78 miNorth886.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 3:16 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 3:16 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:16 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:16 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 4:16 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:16 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 6:16 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast E
BelémSun 3:16 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 6:16 PM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 6:16 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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