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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 21:32:00 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 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' South, Longitude: 50° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.1"1000.02 miwest0° 11' 16.5"12.91 minorth1000.27 mi
24 hours11° 06' 35.2"764.75 mieast4° 32' 21.7"311.90 minorth827.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguTue 6:32 PM179 km111 miles97 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 6:32 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SantarémTue 6:32 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
ManausTue 5:32 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 7:32 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneTue 6:32 PM1184 km736 miles640 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 6:32 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast E
ParamariboTue 6:32 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorTue 6:32 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
GeorgetownTue 5:32 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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