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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 17:06:00 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 58' ||South|
|Longitude: ||24° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.34 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 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' 25.2"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 06.7"||0.13 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 17.1"||949.07 mi||west||0° 06' 52.6"||7.88 mi||north||949.41 mi|
|24 hours||13° 26' 45.0"||884.90 mi||east||3° 12' 03.7"||220.13 mi||north||919.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sat 2:06 PM||1579 km||981 miles||853 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sat 2:06 PM||1614 km||1003 miles||872 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Sat 5:06 PM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:06 PM||2041 km||1268 miles||1102 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 2:06 PM||2209 km||1373 miles||1193 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:06 PM||2400 km||1491 miles||1296 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:06 PM||2518 km||1565 miles||1360 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sat 5:06 PM||3069 km||1907 miles||1657 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 5:06 PM||3170 km||1969 miles||1711 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Sat 2:06 PM||3209 km||1994 miles||1733 nm|| WNW|
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