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 14:42:00 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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 10' ||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' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||928.40 mi|
|24 hours||15° 01' 50.4"||971.30 mi||east||0° 39' 42.9"||45.54 mi||north||974.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 2:42 PM||1524 km||947 miles||823 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Thu 11:42 AM||2205 km||1370 miles||1191 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Thu 11:42 AM||2234 km||1388 miles||1206 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:42 PM||2488 km||1546 miles||1343 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:42 AM||2833 km||1760 miles||1529 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:42 PM||2842 km||1766 miles||1534 nm|| W|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:42 PM||3082 km||1915 miles||1664 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Thu 2:42 PM||3148 km||1956 miles||1700 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 2:42 PM||3316 km||2061 miles||1791 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Thu 2:42 PM||3341 km||2076 miles||1804 nm|| NNE|
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