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 18:56:00 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: 21%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||50° 47' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 25.3"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 07.0"||0.13 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 27.4"||950.39 mi||west||0° 07' 04.5"||8.11 mi||north||950.73 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 32.0"||881.32 mi||east||3° 16' 04.6"||224.72 mi||north||916.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Itumbiara *||Sat 4:56 PM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm|| ESE|
|Goiânia *||Sat 4:56 PM||195 km||121 miles||105 nm|| NE|
|Barra do Garças||Sat 3:56 PM||259 km||161 miles||140 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia *||Sat 4:56 PM||377 km||234 miles||204 nm|| NE|
|Pirassununga *||Sat 4:56 PM||587 km||365 miles||317 nm|| SE|
|São Paulo *||Sat 4:56 PM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm|| SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 4:56 PM||981 km||610 miles||530 nm|| SE|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:56 PM||1095 km||681 miles||591 nm|| SW|
|Salvador||Sat 3:56 PM||1422 km||884 miles||768 nm|| ENE|
|Sucre||Sat 2:56 PM||1536 km||955 miles||830 nm|| W|
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