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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||28° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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"||0.19 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 23.4"||968.80 mi||west||0° 10' 09.6"||11.64 mi||south||968.51 mi|
|24 hours||14° 13' 36.7"||955.62 mi||east||3° 36' 49.8"||248.50 mi||south||979.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 9:16 AM||938 km||583 miles||506 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Mon 9:16 AM||1078 km||670 miles||582 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 9:16 AM||1568 km||974 miles||846 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 10:16 AM||1843 km||1145 miles||995 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 10:16 AM||2090 km||1299 miles||1128 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Mon 10:16 AM||2185 km||1358 miles||1180 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Mon 12:16 PM||2468 km||1534 miles||1333 nm|| E|
|Belém||Mon 9:16 AM||2586 km||1607 miles||1396 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:16 PM||2970 km||1845 miles||1604 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Mon 12:16 PM||2994 km||1861 miles||1617 nm|| NE|
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