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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||35° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.48 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.5 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' 22.0"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 04.1"||933.62 mi||west||0° 03' 55.2"||4.50 mi||south||933.44 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 48.8"||989.62 mi||east||0° 50' 41.0"||58.11 mi||south||988.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Wed 12:46 PM||522 km||324 miles||282 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Wed 11:46 AM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 12:46 PM||872 km||542 miles||471 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 12:46 PM||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Wed 11:46 AM||1325 km||824 miles||716 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Wed 12:46 PM||1408 km||875 miles||760 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 11:46 AM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 11:46 AM||2358 km||1465 miles||1273 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Wed 11:46 AM||2507 km||1557 miles||1353 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 12:46 PM||2622 km||1629 miles||1416 nm|| SW|
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