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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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 48' South
Longitude: 38° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 37.3"999.77 miwest0° 11' 15.8"12.90 minorth1000.02 mi
24 hours11° 07' 28.6"765.62 mieast4° 32' 17.3"311.84 minorth828.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Juàzeiro do NorteTue 5:42 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MossoróTue 5:42 PM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaTue 5:42 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNorth N
NatalTue 5:42 PM401 km249 miles216 nmEast E
RecifeTue 5:42 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióTue 5:42 PM549 km341 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaTue 6:42 PM746 km463 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 5:42 PM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth S
BelémTue 5:42 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 6:42 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmSouthwest SW
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