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 18:36:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.99 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 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' 09.2"||0.17 mi||north||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 43.6"||968.47 mi||west||0° 09' 11.4"||10.53 mi||north||968.86 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 37.7"||836.70 mi||east||3° 57' 42.4"||272.35 mi||north||886.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Sun 3:36 PM||638 km||396 miles||344 nm|| NNW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:36 PM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sun 3:36 PM||754 km||469 miles||407 nm|| NNW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:36 PM||1362 km||846 miles||735 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:36 PM||1455 km||904 miles||786 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:36 PM||1649 km||1025 miles||891 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:36 PM||1783 km||1108 miles||963 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Sun 3:36 PM||2269 km||1410 miles||1225 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 3:36 PM||2873 km||1785 miles||1552 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:36 PM||2889 km||1795 miles||1560 nm|| E|
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