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 17:24:00 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||28° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 meters/second, 1528.0 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||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 18.7"||949.28 mi||west||0° 06' 54.6"||7.92 mi||north||949.62 mi|
|24 hours||13° 26' 03.6"||884.31 mi||east||3° 12' 43.6"||220.89 mi||north||918.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 2:24 PM||1187 km||738 miles||641 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sat 2:24 PM||1279 km||794 miles||690 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:24 PM||1613 km||1002 miles||871 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 2:24 PM||1905 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:24 PM||1971 km||1224 miles||1064 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:24 PM||2060 km||1280 miles||1112 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sat 5:24 PM||2453 km||1524 miles||1325 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sat 2:24 PM||2831 km||1759 miles||1528 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 2:24 PM||3101 km||1927 miles||1675 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Sat 3:24 PM||3308 km||2055 miles||1786 nm|| SW|
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