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 15:56:00 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: 11%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 11' ||South|
|Longitude: ||21° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.70 meters/second, 1503.7 km/hour, 934.4 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' 10.6"||934.17 mi||west||0° 03' 42.2"||4.25 mi||north||934.36 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 54.5"||932.79 mi||east||2° 05' 25.1"||143.79 mi||north||949.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 3:56 PM||1774 km||1102 miles||958 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Fri 12:56 PM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Fri 12:56 PM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 1:56 PM||2225 km||1383 miles||1202 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 12:56 PM||2566 km||1595 miles||1386 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Fri 1:56 PM||2582 km||1604 miles||1394 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 1:56 PM||2793 km||1735 miles||1508 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Fri 3:56 PM||3172 km||1971 miles||1713 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 3:56 PM||3309 km||2056 miles||1787 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Fri 3:56 PM||3404 km||2115 miles||1838 nm|| NNE|
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