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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, 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
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"||928.36 mi||west||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||north||928.36 mi|
|24 hours||15° 00' 29.1"||969.76 mi||east||0° 44' 09.8"||50.64 mi||north||973.43 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||394 km||245 miles||213 nm||W|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 1:56 PM||715 km||444 miles||386 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Thu 12:56 PM||902 km||560 miles||487 nm||NNW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 1:56 PM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 1:56 PM||1317 km||819 miles||711 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Thu 12:56 PM||1431 km||889 miles||772 nm||N|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:56 PM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm||N|
|Asuncion *||Thu 12:56 PM||2204 km||1369 miles||1190 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Thu 1:56 PM||2462 km||1530 miles||1329 nm||SW|
|Belém||Thu 12:56 PM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm||NNW|
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