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 18:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||25° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.82 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.5"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 40.8"||968.08 mi||west||0° 09' 09.2"||10.49 mi||north||968.47 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 41.3"||837.59 mi||east||3° 57' 01.0"||271.56 mi||north||887.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 3:06 PM||1264 km||786 miles||683 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:06 PM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:06 PM||1884 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:06 PM||2092 km||1300 miles||1130 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:06 PM||2114 km||1313 miles||1141 nm|| E|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:06 PM||2423 km||1506 miles||1308 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:06 PM||2445 km||1519 miles||1320 nm|| WSW|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:06 PM||2817 km||1750 miles||1521 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Sun 6:06 PM||2883 km||1792 miles||1557 nm|| NNE|
|Belém||Sun 3:06 PM||2930 km||1821 miles||1582 nm|| WNW|
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