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 Monday, November 19, 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: 41%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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' 29.7"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 50.7"||985.97 mi||west||0° 10' 33.3"||12.09 mi||north||986.33 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 31.1"||797.46 mi||east||4° 22' 22.9"||300.55 mi||north||856.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 3:46 PM||1386 km||861 miles||748 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Mon 3:46 PM||1761 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Mon 6:46 PM||1914 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| ESE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 3:46 PM||1927 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Mon 6:46 PM||2271 km||1411 miles||1226 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Mon 6:46 PM||2341 km||1455 miles||1264 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 6:46 PM||2422 km||1505 miles||1308 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Mon 6:46 PM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 4:46 PM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| SW|
|Abidjan||Mon 6:46 PM||2697 km||1676 miles||1456 nm|| NE|
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