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 15:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 06' ||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' 00.1"||928.41 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||928.41 mi|
|24 hours||15° 00' 50.5"||970.22 mi||east||0° 43' 00.8"||49.32 mi||north||973.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Thu 12:36 PM||1111 km||691 miles||600 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 1:36 PM||1167 km||725 miles||630 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Thu 12:36 PM||1449 km||901 miles||783 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 1:36 PM||1526 km||948 miles||824 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 1:36 PM||1760 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:36 PM||2025 km||1258 miles||1093 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Thu 12:36 PM||2656 km||1650 miles||1434 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Thu 12:36 PM||2793 km||1736 miles||1508 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Thu 1:36 PM||2819 km||1752 miles||1522 nm|| SW|
|Jamestown||Thu 3:36 PM||2838 km||1764 miles||1533 nm|| E|
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