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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.12 meters/second, 1559.2 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 22.7"||968.66 mi||west||0° 10' 08.7"||11.63 mi||south||968.38 mi|
|24 hours||14° 13' 56.2"||955.86 mi||east||3° 36' 24.9"||248.02 mi||south||979.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 9:26 AM||768 km||477 miles||415 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Mon 9:26 AM||820 km||509 miles||443 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 9:26 AM||1397 km||868 miles||754 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 10:26 AM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 10:26 AM||1832 km||1139 miles||989 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Mon 10:26 AM||1967 km||1223 miles||1062 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Mon 9:26 AM||2367 km||1471 miles||1278 nm|| NW|
|Jamestown||Mon 12:26 PM||2725 km||1693 miles||1471 nm|| E|
|Asuncion *||Mon 9:26 AM||3062 km||1902 miles||1653 nm|| WSW|
|Cayenne||Mon 9:26 AM||3145 km||1954 miles||1698 nm|| NW|
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