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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 5:14:00 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 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 40° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.95 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 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' 16.0"934.67 miWest0° 03' 53.0"4.45 miNorth934.88 mi
24 hours14° 19' 20.4"930.43 miEast2° 09' 18.9"148.24 miNorth948.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Fri 3:14 PM22 km14 miles12 nmSouth S
Campos *Fri 3:14 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador Valadares *Fri 3:14 PM220 km136 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 3:14 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest W
Niterói *Fri 3:14 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 3:14 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Fri 3:14 PM756 km470 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 2:14 PM812 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Fri 3:14 PM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 2:14 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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