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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 6:24:00 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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 42° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.75 meters/second, 1529.1 km/hour, 950.1 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' 25.4"15.84 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.2"949.92 miWest0° 07' 01.0"8.04 miNorth950.26 mi
24 hours13° 23' 48.3"882.33 miEast3° 14' 52.8"223.34 miNorth917.45 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 4:24 PM139 km87 miles75 nmEast E
Governador Valadares *Sat 4:24 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSoutheast SE
Montes Claros *Sat 4:24 PM164 km102 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 4:24 PM262 km163 miles141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Sat 4:24 PM382 km238 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
Niterói *Sat 4:24 PM562 km349 miles304 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:24 PM572 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sat 4:24 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pirassununga *Sat 4:24 PM669 km415 miles361 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 3:24 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNortheast NE

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