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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 5:20:00 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: 20%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 27° 26' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.82 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.2"949.16 miWest0° 06' 54.1"7.91 miNorth949.50 mi
24 hours13° 26' 15.5"884.42 miEast3° 12' 32.4"220.66 miNorth918.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 2:20 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 2:20 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 3:20 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 2:20 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 3:20 PM2091 km1300 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 3:20 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmWest W
JamestownSat 5:20 PM2323 km1444 miles1254 nmEast E
BelémSat 2:20 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 5:20 PM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmNortheast NE

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