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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 29° 54' 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"968.26 miwest0° 09' 10.7"10.52 minorth968.65 mi
24 hours12° 30' 01.3"836.97 mieast3° 57' 27.1"272.04 minorth886.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 3:26 PM897 km558 miles484 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 3:26 PM944 km587 miles510 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:26 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:26 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 4:26 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:26 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 3:26 PM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 6:26 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmEast E
MonroviaSun 6:26 PM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sun 3:26 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW
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