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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 6:16:00 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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 40° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.71 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.83 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.5"949.82 miWest0° 07' 00.1"8.03 miNorth950.17 mi
24 hours13° 24' 06.7"882.59 miEast3° 14' 35.4"223.01 miNorth917.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo Otoni *Sat 4:16 PM65 km40 miles35 nmWest W
Governador Valadares *Sat 4:16 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória *Sat 4:16 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Sat 4:16 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 3:16 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Sat 4:16 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:16 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sat 4:16 PM778 km483 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Sat 4:16 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 3:16 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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