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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 2:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 22° 15' 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' 59.2"928.34 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miSouth928.34 mi
24 hours15° 01' 36.2"970.98 miEast0° 40' 30.3"46.44 miNorth974.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 2:56 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorThu 11:56 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:56 AM1967 km1223 miles1062 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:56 PM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 12:56 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:56 AM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Thu 12:56 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 2:56 PM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 2:56 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 2:56 PM3493 km2170 miles1886 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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