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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 4:24:00 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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 28° 20' West

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.58 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.5"934.30 miWest0° 03' 46.0"4.32 miNorth934.50 mi
24 hours14° 21' 00.9"931.93 miEast2° 06' 47.1"145.34 miNorth949.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 1:24 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 1:24 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 2:24 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Fri 2:24 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 2:24 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 1:24 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownFri 4:24 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmEast E
BelémFri 1:24 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 1:24 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Fri 2:24 PM3184 km1979 miles1719 nmSouthwest SW

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