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.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.24 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 25.4"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 24.3"||968.93 mi||west||0° 10' 10.5"||11.66 mi||south||968.65 mi|
|24 hours||14° 13' 17.2"||955.37 mi||east||3° 37' 14.7"||248.98 mi||south||979.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 9:06 AM||1143 km||710 miles||617 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 9:06 AM||1338 km||831 miles||722 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 9:06 AM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 10:06 AM||2062 km||1281 miles||1113 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Mon 12:06 PM||2211 km||1374 miles||1194 nm|| E|
|Brasilia *||Mon 10:06 AM||2347 km||1459 miles||1268 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Mon 10:06 AM||2410 km||1498 miles||1301 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:06 PM||2799 km||1739 miles||1511 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Mon 9:06 AM||2812 km||1748 miles||1519 nm|| WNW|
|Freetown||Mon 12:06 PM||2850 km||1771 miles||1539 nm|| NNE|
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