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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 20:16:00 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: 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 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' South, Longitude: 43° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.22 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.9"986.86 miwest0° 10' 36.9"12.16 minorth987.21 mi
24 hours11° 41' 03.6"795.29 mieast4° 23' 22.5"301.66 minorth854.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasMon 5:16 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorMon 5:16 PM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Mon 6:16 PM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 5:16 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 5:16 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 5:16 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 6:16 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 6:16 PM1497 km930 miles809 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 5:16 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausMon 4:16 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-northwest WNW

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