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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 14:36:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.51 meters/second, 1503.0 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.6 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' 22.1"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 04.3"||933.69 mi||west||0° 03' 56.8"||4.53 mi||south||933.51 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 47.5"||989.67 mi||east||0° 51' 18.10"||58.84 mi||south||988.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 11:36 AM||981 km||610 miles||530 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 12:36 PM||1106 km||687 miles||597 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Wed 11:36 AM||1339 km||832 miles||723 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Wed 12:36 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 12:36 PM||1649 km||1024 miles||890 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 11:36 AM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 11:36 AM||2596 km||1613 miles||1402 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Wed 11:36 AM||2663 km||1654 miles||1438 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 12:36 PM||2810 km||1746 miles||1517 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Wed 2:36 PM||2918 km||1813 miles||1576 nm|| E|
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