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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 20:06:00 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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 54° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.50 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.9"969.54 miwest0° 09' 17.8"10.65 minorth969.93 mi
24 hours12° 26' 30.7"834.01 mieast3° 59' 42.5"274.62 minorth884.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSun 5:06 PM257 km160 miles139 nmSoutheast SE
Goiânia *Sun 6:06 PM572 km355 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Sun 6:06 PM679 km422 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 4:06 PM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sun 5:06 PM1273 km791 miles688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Sun 6:06 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 4:06 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSun 4:06 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:06 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 4:06 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest W
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