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 10:09 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, 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
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' 12.5"||934.30 mi||west||0° 03' 46.0"||4.32 mi||north||934.50 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 00.9"||931.93 mi||east||2° 06' 47.1"||145.34 mi||north||949.19 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||1343 km||835 miles||725 nm||NW|
|Recife||Fri 1:24 PM||1509 km||938 miles||815 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 2:24 PM||1569 km||975 miles||847 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo *||Fri 2:24 PM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 2:24 PM||2125 km||1320 miles||1147 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:24 PM||2128 km||1323 miles||1149 nm||NNW|
|Jamestown||Fri 4:24 PM||2437 km||1514 miles||1316 nm||E|
|Belém||Fri 1:24 PM||3015 km||1873 miles||1628 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 1:24 PM||3058 km||1900 miles||1651 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Fri 2:24 PM||3183 km||1978 miles||1718 nm||SW|
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