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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 6:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' South, Longitude: 24° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.83 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 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 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.4"986.00 miWest0° 10' 33.8"12.10 miNorth986.35 mi
24 hours11° 43' 16.2"797.19 miEast4° 22' 29.0"300.64 miNorth856.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 3:56 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 3:56 PM1531 km952 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 3:56 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 6:56 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 4:56 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaMon 6:56 PM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 6:56 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 6:56 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 4:56 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauMon 6:56 PM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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