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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: 31%

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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 39° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.16 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.4"968.79 miwest0° 09' 13.6"10.57 minorth969.18 mi
24 hours12° 28' 34.4"835.75 mieast3° 58' 23.4"273.12 minorth885.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ItabunaSun 4:06 PM68 km42 miles37 nmSoutheast SE
JequiéSun 4:06 PM72 km45 miles39 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IlhéusSun 4:06 PM88 km55 miles47 nmEast-southeast ESE
Vitória da ConquistaSun 4:06 PM123 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 4:06 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSun 4:06 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNortheast NE
Vitória *Sun 5:06 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 5:06 PM880 km546 miles475 nmWest W
RecifeSun 4:06 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:06 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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