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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:46:00 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: 30%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||20° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.70 meters/second, 1557.7 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 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' 27.5"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 38.9"||967.82 mi||west||0° 09' 07.8"||10.46 mi||north||968.21 mi|
|24 hours||12° 31' 23.8"||838.19 mi||east||3° 56' 33.1"||271.03 mi||north||887.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 5:46 PM||1597 km||993 miles||862 nm|| E|
|Recife||Sun 2:46 PM||1725 km||1072 miles||931 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 2:46 PM||1949 km||1211 miles||1052 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 2:46 PM||2318 km||1441 miles||1252 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 3:46 PM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Sun 5:46 PM||2556 km||1588 miles||1380 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 5:46 PM||2683 km||1667 miles||1449 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 5:46 PM||2777 km||1725 miles||1499 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Sun 5:46 PM||2864 km||1780 miles||1547 nm|| NE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 3:46 PM||2912 km||1809 miles||1572 nm|| WSW|
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