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 14:56:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 32' ||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' 21.10"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 59.2"||928.41 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||south||928.40 mi|
|24 hours||15° 01' 35.0"||971.02 mi||east||0° 40' 34.3"||46.52 mi||north||974.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 2:56 PM||1858 km||1155 miles||1003 nm|| ENE|
|Salvador||Thu 11:56 AM||1912 km||1188 miles||1032 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Thu 11:56 AM||1943 km||1207 miles||1049 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:56 PM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:56 PM||2500 km||1553 miles||1350 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:56 AM||2575 km||1600 miles||1390 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:56 PM||2736 km||1700 miles||1477 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Thu 2:56 PM||3273 km||2034 miles||1768 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 2:56 PM||3407 km||2117 miles||1840 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Thu 2:56 PM||3501 km||2175 miles||1890 nm|| NNE|
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