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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 6:56:00 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: 21%

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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 50° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.84 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.3"950.31 miWest0° 07' 04.3"8.11 miNorth950.65 mi
24 hours13° 22' 34.7"881.29 miEast3° 16' 02.1"224.66 miNorth916.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Itumbiara *Sat 4:56 PM156 km97 miles84 nmEast-southeast ESE
Goiânia *Sat 4:56 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNortheast NE
Anápolis *Sat 4:56 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasSat 3:56 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sat 4:56 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Sat 4:56 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
Campinas *Sat 4:56 PM675 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sat 4:56 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 4:56 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 3:56 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmSouthwest SW

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