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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||33° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.86 meters/second, 1504.3 km/hour, 934.7 miles/hour or 812.3 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' 14.0"||934.53 mi||west||0° 03' 49.2"||4.38 mi||north||934.74 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 14.5"||931.30 mi||east||2° 07' 57.4"||146.70 mi||north||948.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Fri 2:46 PM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Fri 1:46 PM||933 km||580 miles||504 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 2:46 PM||1014 km||630 miles||548 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Fri 1:46 PM||1335 km||830 miles||721 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Fri 2:46 PM||1372 km||853 miles||741 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 2:46 PM||1559 km||969 miles||842 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:46 PM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 1:46 PM||2504 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Fri 1:46 PM||2607 km||1620 miles||1408 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo *||Fri 2:46 PM||2733 km||1698 miles||1476 nm|| SW|
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