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 Thursday, November 15, 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 44' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.9"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 58.8"||928.40 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||south||928.40 mi|
|24 hours||15° 01' 56.8"||971.42 mi||east||0° 39' 21.0"||45.12 mi||north||974.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 2:36 PM||1384 km||860 miles||747 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Thu 11:36 AM||2326 km||1445 miles||1256 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Thu 11:36 AM||2375 km||1476 miles||1283 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:36 PM||2635 km||1638 miles||1423 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:36 AM||2950 km||1833 miles||1593 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:36 PM||2988 km||1857 miles||1614 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Thu 2:36 PM||3106 km||1930 miles||1677 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:36 PM||3231 km||2008 miles||1745 nm|| W|
|Abidjan||Thu 2:36 PM||3266 km||2029 miles||1764 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 2:36 PM||3289 km||2044 miles||1776 nm|| N|
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