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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: 42%

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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' South, Longitude: 29° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.93 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 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' 53.1"986.22 miwest0° 10' 34.6"12.12 minorth986.57 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.9"796.72 mieast4° 22' 42.6"300.90 minorth856.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 4:16 PM647 km402 miles350 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 5:16 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorMon 4:16 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:16 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:16 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 5:16 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 4:16 PM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 5:16 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownMon 7:16 PM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 7:16 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmNortheast NE
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