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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 16:24:00 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%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.79 meters/second, 1504.0 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.1 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' 23.2"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 12.6"||934.31 mi||west||0° 03' 46.2"||4.32 mi||north||934.50 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 58.6"||931.89 mi||east||2° 06' 50.5"||145.41 mi||north||949.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Fri 1:24 PM||1320 km||820 miles||713 nm||NW|
|Recife||Fri 1:24 PM||1496 km||929 miles||808 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 2:24 PM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo *||Fri 2:24 PM||1901 km||1181 miles||1026 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 2:24 PM||2097 km||1303 miles||1132 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:24 PM||2113 km||1313 miles||1141 nm||NNW|
|Jamestown||Fri 4:24 PM||2465 km||1532 miles||1331 nm||E|
|Belém||Fri 1:24 PM||2994 km||1860 miles||1616 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 1:24 PM||3031 km||1883 miles||1636 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Fri 2:24 PM||3160 km||1964 miles||1706 nm||SW|
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