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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 31%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 32' South, Longitude: 32° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.98 meters/second, 1558.7 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 43.5"968.39 miwest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 minorth968.78 mi
24 hours12° 29' 40.1"836.67 mieast3° 57' 40.9"272.31 minorth886.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSun 3:36 PM654 km407 miles353 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 3:36 PM689 km428 miles372 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 3:36 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaSun 3:36 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:36 PM1477 km918 miles797 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 4:36 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:36 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 3:36 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 6:36 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmEast E
Asuncion *Sun 3:36 PM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmWest-southwest WSW

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