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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 30° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.3"999.53 miwest0° 11' 15.3"12.89 minorth999.78 mi
24 hours11° 08' 08.4"766.23 mieast4° 32' 13.7"311.77 minorth829.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaTue 6:06 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
NatalTue 5:06 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
RecifeTue 5:06 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 5:06 PM966 km600 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 5:06 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 5:06 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 6:06 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 6:06 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaTue 7:06 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 8:06 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNortheast NE
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