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 17:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||27° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 06.8"||0.13 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 18.3"||949.23 mi||west||0° 06' 54.2"||7.91 mi||north||949.57 mi|
|24 hours||13° 26' 12.9"||884.44 mi||east||3° 12' 34.8"||220.72 mi||north||918.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 2:20 PM||1280 km||795 miles||691 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sat 2:20 PM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:20 PM||1707 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 2:20 PM||1967 km||1222 miles||1062 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:20 PM||2065 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:20 PM||2162 km||1343 miles||1167 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sat 5:20 PM||2351 km||1461 miles||1270 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sat 2:20 PM||2912 km||1810 miles||1573 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 2:20 PM||3196 km||1986 miles||1726 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Sat 5:20 PM||3262 km||2027 miles||1761 nm|| NE|
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