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 15:56:00 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: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||36° 53' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.9"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 00.0"||0.00 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.7"||928.42 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||928.43 mi|
|24 hours||15° 00' 27.7"||969.81 mi||east||0° 44' 13.9"||50.72 mi||north||973.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Thu 1:56 PM||367 km||228 miles||198 nm|| W|
|Niterói *||Thu 1:56 PM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 1:56 PM||688 km||428 miles||372 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Thu 12:56 PM||896 km||557 miles||484 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Thu 1:56 PM||1046 km||650 miles||565 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 1:56 PM||1292 km||803 miles||698 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Thu 12:56 PM||1435 km||891 miles||775 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:56 PM||1908 km||1186 miles||1030 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Thu 12:56 PM||2177 km||1353 miles||1176 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Thu 1:56 PM||2442 km||1517 miles||1318 nm|| SW|
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