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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 20:22:00 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 20:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' South, Longitude: 33° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.88 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.1"999.56 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 minorth999.81 mi
24 hours11° 07' 51.8"765.92 mieast4° 32' 15.2"311.78 minorth829.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalTue 5:22 PM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
João PessoaTue 5:22 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 6:22 PM264 km164 miles142 nmNortheast NE
RecifeTue 5:22 PM276 km172 miles149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaceióTue 5:22 PM473 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 5:22 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 5:22 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 5:22 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 6:22 PM1893 km1177 miles1022 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 6:22 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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