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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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' South, Longitude: 29° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.92 meters/second, 1558.5 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.4"968.31 miwest0° 09' 10.5"10.52 minorth968.70 mi
24 hours12° 30' 03.2"837.05 mieast3° 57' 25.8"272.04 minorth886.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 3:24 PM912 km567 miles492 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 3:24 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:24 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:24 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 4:24 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:24 PM2040 km1268 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 3:24 PM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 6:24 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmEast E
MonroviaSun 6:24 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 6:24 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmNortheast NE
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