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 16:46:00 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%
|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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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"||934.46 mi||west||0° 03' 49.1"||4.38 mi||north||934.66 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 16.7"||931.27 mi||east||2° 07' 54.0"||146.62 mi||north||948.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Fri 1:46 PM||948 km||589 miles||512 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 2:46 PM||1041 km||647 miles||562 nm||WSW|
|Recife||Fri 1:46 PM||1338 km||832 miles||723 nm||N|
|São Paulo *||Fri 2:46 PM||1399 km||869 miles||755 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 2:46 PM||1586 km||985 miles||856 nm||WNW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 1:46 PM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm||NNW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 1:46 PM||2530 km||1572 miles||1366 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Fri 1:46 PM||2625 km||1631 miles||1417 nm||NW|
|Montevideo *||Fri 2:46 PM||2754 km||1711 miles||1487 nm||SW|
|Buenos Aires||Fri 1:46 PM||2916 km||1812 miles||1575 nm||SW|
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