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 18:24:00 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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||29° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.92 meters/second, 1558.5 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 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' 27.7"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 42.4"||968.31 mi||west||0° 09' 10.5"||10.52 mi||north||968.70 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 03.2"||837.05 mi||east||3° 57' 25.8"||272.04 mi||north||886.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 3:24 PM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:24 PM||967 km||601 miles||522 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:24 PM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:24 PM||1698 km||1055 miles||917 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:24 PM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:24 PM||2040 km||1268 miles||1101 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Sun 3:24 PM||2524 km||1569 miles||1363 nm|| WNW|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:24 PM||2579 km||1602 miles||1392 nm|| E|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:24 PM||3111 km||1933 miles||1680 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Sun 6:24 PM||3130 km||1945 miles||1690 nm|| NE|
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