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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 18:14:00 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%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.70 meters/second, 1528.9 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.6 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||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 23.4"||949.88 mi||west||0° 07' 00.0"||8.02 mi||north||950.22 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 08.7"||882.68 mi||east||3° 14' 33.5"||222.98 mi||north||917.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Teófilo Otoni *||Sat 4:14 PM||88 km||55 miles||48 nm||W|
|Governador Valadares *||Sat 4:14 PM||179 km||111 miles||97 nm||SW|
|Vitória *||Sat 4:14 PM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm||S|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sat 4:14 PM||400 km||249 miles||216 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Sat 3:14 PM||588 km||365 miles||317 nm||NNE|
|Niterói *||Sat 4:14 PM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm||SSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 4:14 PM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm||SSW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 4:14 PM||799 km||497 miles||432 nm||WNW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 4:14 PM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||SW|
|Recife||Sat 3:14 PM||1246 km||775 miles||673 nm||NNE|
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