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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||27° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.89 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 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"||16.44 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 52.4"||986.19 mi||west||0° 10' 34.2"||12.11 mi||north||986.54 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 57.7"||796.98 mi||east||4° 22' 36.7"||300.81 mi||north||856.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 4:06 PM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm|| WNW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Mon 5:06 PM||918 km||571 miles||496 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Mon 4:06 PM||1245 km||774 miles||672 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:06 PM||1447 km||899 miles||781 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 5:06 PM||2179 km||1354 miles||1177 nm|| SW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 5:06 PM||2302 km||1430 miles||1243 nm|| WSW|
|Jamestown||Mon 7:06 PM||2418 km||1503 miles||1306 nm|| ESE|
|São Paulo *||Mon 5:06 PM||2508 km||1558 miles||1354 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Mon 4:06 PM||2543 km||1580 miles||1373 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Mon 7:06 PM||2609 km||1621 miles||1409 nm|| NE|
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