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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 3:36:00 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: 11%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' South, Longitude: 16° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.63 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.2 miles/hour or 811.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.57 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miNorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.1"933.95 miWest0° 03' 39.2"4.19 miNorth934.14 mi
24 hours14° 22' 36.2"933.36 miEast2° 04' 20.4"142.54 miNorth950.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 3:36 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 12:36 PM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 12:36 PM2444 km1518 miles1319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:36 PM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 12:36 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaFri 3:36 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Fri 1:36 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanFri 3:36 PM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 3:36 PM3197 km1987 miles1726 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 3:36 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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