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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.19 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.5"||16.45 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 28.1"||986.77 mi||west||0° 11' 42.6"||13.41 mi||south||986.59 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 11.0"||914.80 mi||east||4° 25' 23.1"||304.05 mi||south||957.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Aracaju||Sun 9:02 AM||234 km||146 miles||126 nm||SE|
|Garanhuns||Sun 9:02 AM||241 km||150 miles||130 nm||ENE|
|Maceió||Sun 9:02 AM||317 km||197 miles||171 nm||E|
|Salvador||Sun 9:02 AM||397 km||247 miles||214 nm||S|
|Recife||Sun 9:02 AM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||ENE|
|Natal||Sun 9:02 AM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 9:02 AM||622 km||387 miles||336 nm||N|
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 10:02 AM||914 km||568 miles||493 nm||NE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 10:02 AM||1233 km||766 miles||666 nm||SW|
|Belém||Sun 9:02 AM||1402 km||871 miles||757 nm||NW|
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