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 17:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||36° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 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"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 06.8"||0.13 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 21.7"||949.66 mi||west||0° 06' 58.1"||7.99 mi||north||950.01 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 50.0"||883.27 mi||east||3° 13' 54.0"||222.23 mi||north||918.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Sat 3:56 PM||500 km||311 miles||270 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Sat 2:56 PM||588 km||365 miles||317 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:56 PM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Sat 2:56 PM||1092 km||678 miles||590 nm|| N|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:56 PM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:56 PM||1249 km||776 miles||674 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 2:56 PM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm|| N|
|Belém||Sat 2:56 PM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 2:56 PM||2348 km||1459 miles||1268 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo *||Sat 3:56 PM||2723 km||1692 miles||1470 nm|| SW|
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