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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:36:00 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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 17° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.48 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.8"928.34 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth928.33 mi
24 hours15° 01' 58.0"971.38 miEast0° 39' 16.9"45.04 miNorth974.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 2:36 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 11:36 AM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:36 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:36 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:36 AM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 12:36 PM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:36 PM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 2:36 PM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Thu 12:36 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmWest W
FreetownThu 2:36 PM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmNorth N

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