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 16:06:00 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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||39° 17' ||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||north||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.8"||928.43 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||north||928.43 mi|
|24 hours||15° 00' 16.3"||969.60 mi||east||0° 44' 50.4"||51.41 mi||north||973.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Thu 2:06 PM||129 km||80 miles||70 nm|| WNW|
|Campos *||Thu 2:06 PM||228 km||142 miles||123 nm|| WSW|
|Niterói *||Thu 2:06 PM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 2:06 PM||462 km||287 miles||250 nm|| WSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Thu 2:06 PM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm|| WNW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 2:06 PM||812 km||505 miles||438 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Thu 1:06 PM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Thu 2:06 PM||1071 km||665 miles||578 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Thu 1:06 PM||1495 km||929 miles||807 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 1:06 PM||1901 km||1181 miles||1026 nm|| N|
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