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 17:56:00 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: 30%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.2 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||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 39.7"||967.95 mi||west||0° 09' 08.5"||10.48 mi||north||968.34 mi|
|24 hours||12° 31' 02.4"||837.89 mi||east||3° 56' 47.0"||271.30 mi||north||887.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 2:56 PM||1489 km||925 miles||804 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 2:56 PM||1690 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sun 5:56 PM||1855 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Sun 2:56 PM||2096 km||1302 miles||1132 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 3:56 PM||2321 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Sun 5:56 PM||2676 km||1663 miles||1445 nm|| NNE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 3:56 PM||2677 km||1663 miles||1445 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 3:56 PM||2681 km||1666 miles||1448 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Sun 5:56 PM||2772 km||1723 miles||1497 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 5:56 PM||2858 km||1776 miles||1543 nm|| NNE|
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