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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 11%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 11' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.67 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 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' 23.0"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||north||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 09.9"||934.09 mi||west||0° 03' 40.8"||4.22 mi||north||934.29 mi|
|24 hours||14° 22' 14.3"||933.09 mi||east||2° 04' 54.4"||143.20 mi||north||949.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 3:46 PM||1531 km||952 miles||827 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Fri 12:46 PM||2131 km||1324 miles||1150 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Fri 12:46 PM||2177 km||1353 miles||1175 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 1:46 PM||2471 km||1535 miles||1334 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 12:46 PM||2757 km||1713 miles||1488 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Fri 1:46 PM||2826 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 1:46 PM||3043 km||1891 miles||1643 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Fri 3:46 PM||3082 km||1915 miles||1664 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 3:46 PM||3245 km||2016 miles||1752 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Fri 3:46 PM||3290 km||2045 miles||1777 nm|| NNE|
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