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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: 41%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' South, Longitude: 22° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 50.7"985.97 miwest0° 10' 33.3"12.09 minorth986.33 mi
24 hours11° 43' 31.1"797.46 mieast4° 22' 22.9"300.55 minorth856.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 3:46 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 3:46 PM1761 km1095 miles951 nmWest W
JamestownMon 6:46 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaMon 3:46 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 6:46 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 6:46 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 6:46 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 6:46 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 4:46 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouthwest SW
AbidjanMon 6:46 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNortheast NE
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