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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 19:26:00 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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 44° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.27 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.2"969.03 miwest0° 09' 15.0"10.60 minorth969.42 mi
24 hours12° 27' 54.6"835.19 mieast3° 58' 49.0"273.60 minorth885.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Sun 5:26 PM408 km253 miles220 nmWest-southwest WSW
Goiânia *Sun 5:26 PM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sun 5:26 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth S
SalvadorSun 4:26 PM656 km408 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:26 PM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 5:26 PM1042 km647 miles562 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSun 4:26 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSun 4:26 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSun 4:26 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 4:26 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
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