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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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 6:06:00 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: 30%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 25° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.81 meters/second, 1558.1 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.14 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.6"968.00 miWest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 miNorth968.39 mi
24 hours12° 30' 43.6"837.56 miEast3° 56' 59.3"271.52 miNorth886.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 3:06 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 3:06 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:06 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 6:06 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:06 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 4:06 PM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:06 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 6:06 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 6:06 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 6:06 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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