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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 3:56:00 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: 5%

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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 36° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.15 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.7 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' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.7"928.36 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miNorth928.36 mi
24 hours15° 00' 29.1"969.76 miEast0° 44' 09.8"50.64 miNorth973.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Thu 1:56 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:56 PM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 12:56 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Thu 1:56 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 1:56 PM1317 km819 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 12:56 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 12:56 PM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Thu 12:56 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Thu 1:56 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 12:56 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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