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 17:24:00 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: 12%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 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' 16.7"||934.82 mi||west||0° 03' 54.6"||4.48 mi||north||935.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 18' 58.0"||930.16 mi||east||2° 09' 52.3"||148.89 mi||north||948.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Belo Horizonte *||Fri 3:24 PM||103 km||64 miles||56 nm||WNW|
|Governador Valadares *||Fri 3:24 PM||172 km||107 miles||93 nm||NE|
|Juiz de Fora *||Fri 3:24 PM||192 km||119 miles||104 nm||SSW|
|Vitória *||Fri 3:24 PM||276 km||172 miles||149 nm||E|
|Niterói *||Fri 3:24 PM||311 km||194 miles||168 nm||S|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 3:24 PM||320 km||199 miles||173 nm||S|
|Pirassununga *||Fri 3:24 PM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm||WSW|
|Campinas *||Fri 3:24 PM||528 km||328 miles||285 nm||SW|
|São Paulo *||Fri 3:24 PM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm||SW|
|Santos *||Fri 3:24 PM||551 km||343 miles||298 nm||SW|
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