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 14:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||37° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.45 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 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"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 03.7"||933.55 mi||west||0° 03' 53.7"||4.47 mi||south||933.37 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 49.7"||989.57 mi||east||0° 50' 02.9"||57.39 mi||south||988.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Wed 12:56 PM||272 km||169 miles||147 nm|| W|
|Niterói *||Wed 12:56 PM||636 km||395 miles||343 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Wed 12:56 PM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| W|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 12:56 PM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Wed 11:56 AM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Wed 12:56 PM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 12:56 PM||1173 km||729 miles||633 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Wed 11:56 AM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 11:56 AM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Wed 11:56 AM||2120 km||1317 miles||1145 nm|| WSW|
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