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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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 34° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 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' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 44.4"968.52 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 minorth968.91 mi
24 hours12° 29' 19.0"836.37 mieast3° 57' 54.6"272.57 minorth886.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 3:46 PM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióSun 3:46 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSun 3:46 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 3:46 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:46 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 4:46 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:46 PM1604 km996 miles866 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 3:46 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 3:46 PM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 3:46 PM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmNorthwest NW
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