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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 7:16:00 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: 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 55° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.03 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.85 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miNorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.1"950.55 miWest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 miNorth950.90 mi
24 hours13° 21' 48.6"880.64 miEast3° 16' 45.2"225.48 miNorth916.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sat 4:16 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Barra do GarçasSat 4:16 PM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 3:16 PM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
Goiânia *Sat 5:16 PM656 km407 miles354 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sat 5:16 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 4:16 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 3:16 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 5:16 PM1112 km691 miles601 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 3:16 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 5:16 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE

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