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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 20:06:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 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: 29° 53' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.1"999.45 miwest0° 11' 15.3"12.89 minorth999.70 mi
24 hours11° 08' 09.7"766.19 mieast4° 32' 13.5"311.75 minorth829.35 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 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorthwest NW
NatalTue 5:06 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
RecifeTue 5:06 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 5:06 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 5:06 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 5:06 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 6:06 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 6:06 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaTue 7:06 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 8:06 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNortheast NE

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