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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 20:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 52' South
Longitude: 34° 01' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.2"999.64 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 minorth999.89 mi
24 hours11° 07' 50.7"765.96 mieast4° 32' 15.4"311.81 minorth829.12 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 PM136 km85 miles74 nmWest W
João PessoaTue 5:22 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 5:22 PM265 km164 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 6:22 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
MaceióTue 5:22 PM461 km286 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 5:22 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 5:22 PM925 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 5:22 PM1679 km1043 miles906 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 6:22 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 6:22 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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