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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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 31° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.8"986.33 miwest0° 10' 35.0"12.12 minorth986.68 mi
24 hours11° 42' 26.2"796.48 mieast4° 22' 49.3"301.03 minorth855.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 4:26 PM416 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióMon 4:26 PM428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
NatalMon 4:26 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 5:26 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
SalvadorMon 4:26 PM770 km479 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:26 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Mon 5:26 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:26 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 4:26 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 5:26 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW
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