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 18:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||38° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.66 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 22.7"||949.78 mi||west||0° 06' 59.1"||8.01 mi||north||950.13 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 27.1"||882.95 mi||east||3° 14' 15.9"||222.65 mi||north||917.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Sat 4:06 PM||321 km||199 miles||173 nm|| SSW|
|Salvador||Sat 3:06 PM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm|| N|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sat 4:06 PM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm|| WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 4:06 PM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 4:06 PM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| WNW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 4:06 PM||1036 km||644 miles||559 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Sat 3:06 PM||1157 km||719 miles||625 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 3:06 PM||1559 km||969 miles||842 nm|| N|
|Belém||Sat 3:06 PM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm|| NNW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:06 PM||2118 km||1316 miles||1144 nm|| WSW|
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