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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 20:42:00 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' South, Longitude: 38° 36' 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"999.69 miwest0° 11' 15.8"12.90 minorth999.94 mi
24 hours11° 07' 29.8"765.59 mieast4° 32' 17.2"311.82 minorth828.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróTue 5:42 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-northeast ENE
Juàzeiro do NorteTue 5:42 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 5:42 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth N
NatalTue 5:42 PM371 km230 miles200 nmEast E
RecifeTue 5:42 PM482 km300 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióTue 5:42 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaTue 6:42 PM717 km446 miles387 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 5:42 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth S
BelémTue 5:42 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 6:42 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouthwest SW
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