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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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 35' South
Longitude: 27° 46' 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' 41.7"968.21 miwest0° 09' 10.0"10.50 minorth968.60 mi
24 hours12° 30' 20.1"837.29 mieast3° 57' 14.8"271.83 minorth886.79 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 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 3:16 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:16 PM1686 km1048 miles911 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:16 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 4:16 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:16 PM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 6:16 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmEast E
BelémSun 3:16 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 6:16 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 6:16 PM3014 km1873 miles1627 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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