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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 7:56:00 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 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 51° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.16 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.0"969.42 miWest0° 09' 17.1"10.64 miNorth969.81 mi
24 hours12° 26' 51.6"834.30 miEast3° 59' 29.3"274.37 miNorth884.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSun 4:56 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sun 5:56 PM362 km225 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Sun 5:56 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Sun 5:56 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:56 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 4:56 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 4:56 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmEast E
BelémSun 4:56 PM1465 km911 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 3:56 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSun 3:56 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorthwest NW

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