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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 30° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.8"968.61 miWest0° 10' 08.9"11.63 miSouth968.33 mi
24 hours14° 13' 54.1"955.77 miEast3° 36' 27.8"248.06 miSouth979.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 9:26 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 9:26 AM848 km527 miles458 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 9:26 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 10:26 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 10:26 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 10:26 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 9:26 AM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 12:26 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmEast E
Asuncion *Mon 9:26 AM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 12:26 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNortheast NE

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