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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 4:06:00 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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 39° 01' 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 miNorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.8"928.36 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth928.37 mi
24 hours15° 00' 17.6"969.56 miEast0° 44' 46.3"51.33 miNorth973.29 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 2:06 PM150 km93 miles81 nmWest-northwest WNW
Niterói *Thu 2:06 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:06 PM486 km302 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 2:06 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Thu 2:06 PM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorThu 1:06 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 2:06 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 1:06 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 1:06 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Thu 1:06 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW

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