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 15:26:00 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 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||29° 43' ||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' 00.1"||0.00 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.0"||928.41 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||928.41 mi|
|24 hours||15° 01' 01.7"||970.42 mi||east||0° 42' 24.3"||48.62 mi||north||973.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Thu 12:26 PM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 1:26 PM||1410 km||876 miles||761 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Thu 12:26 PM||1523 km||947 miles||823 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 1:26 PM||1768 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 1:26 PM||2001 km||1243 miles||1081 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:26 PM||2129 km||1323 miles||1149 nm|| NNW|
|Jamestown||Thu 3:26 PM||2591 km||1610 miles||1399 nm|| E|
|Asuncion *||Thu 12:26 PM||2896 km||1800 miles||1564 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Thu 12:26 PM||2966 km||1843 miles||1601 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Thu 1:26 PM||3017 km||1874 miles||1629 nm|| SW|
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