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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 20:16:00 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 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 56° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.55 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.8"969.67 miwest0° 09' 18.4"10.67 minorth970.06 mi
24 hours12° 26' 09.8"833.71 mieast3° 59' 55.9"274.88 minorth884.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sun 5:16 PM144 km89 miles78 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasSun 5:16 PM482 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 4:16 PM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 6:16 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSun 4:16 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sun 5:16 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmSouth S
La PazSun 4:16 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSun 4:16 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSun 4:16 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sun 6:16 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmSoutheast SE
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