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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 6:56:00 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: 31%

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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 37° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.10 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 45.3"968.64 miWest0° 09' 12.8"10.56 miNorth969.04 mi
24 hours12° 28' 57.8"836.08 miEast3° 58' 08.3"272.83 miNorth885.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusSun 3:56 PM208 km130 miles113 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 3:56 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 3:56 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaSun 3:56 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
MaceióSun 3:56 PM556 km346 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSun 3:56 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:56 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sun 4:56 PM1164 km723 miles628 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:56 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sun 4:56 PM1416 km880 miles764 nmSouthwest SW

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