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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:06:00 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: 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' South, Longitude: 27° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.88 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.3"986.11 miwest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 minorth986.46 mi
24 hours11° 42' 59.4"796.95 mieast4° 22' 35.8"300.77 minorth856.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 4:06 PM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 5:06 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 4:06 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:06 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:06 PM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 5:06 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 7:06 PM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Mon 5:06 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 4:06 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 7:06 PM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmNortheast NE
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