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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||34° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.05 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 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"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 44.4"||968.60 mi||west||0° 09' 12.1"||10.55 mi||north||968.99 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 16.6"||836.40 mi||east||3° 57' 56.1"||272.62 mi||north||886.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sun 3:46 PM||414 km||257 miles||223 nm|| WNW|
|Maceió||Sun 3:46 PM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm|| N|
|Recife||Sun 3:46 PM||709 km||440 miles||383 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:46 PM||1253 km||779 miles||677 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:46 PM||1273 km||791 miles||688 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:46 PM||1392 km||865 miles||752 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:46 PM||1582 km||983 miles||854 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Sun 3:46 PM||2070 km||1286 miles||1118 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion *||Sun 3:46 PM||2648 km||1646 miles||1430 nm|| WSW|
|Cayenne||Sun 3:46 PM||2878 km||1788 miles||1554 nm|| NW|
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