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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 6:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 29° 54' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.14 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.4"968.26 miWest0° 09' 10.7"10.52 miNorth968.65 mi
24 hours12° 30' 01.3"836.97 miEast3° 57' 27.1"272.04 miNorth886.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 3:26 PM902 km560 miles487 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 3:26 PM943 km586 miles509 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:26 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:26 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 4:26 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 4:26 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 3:26 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 6:26 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmEast E
MonroviaSun 6:26 PM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sun 3:26 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW

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