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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 = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 7:26:00 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: 42%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 31° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.44 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.8"986.33 miWest0° 10' 35.0"12.12 miNorth986.68 mi
24 hours11° 42' 26.2"796.48 miEast4° 22' 49.3"301.03 miNorth855.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 4:26 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióMon 4:26 PM429 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
NatalMon 4:26 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 5:26 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth N
SalvadorMon 4:26 PM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:26 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Mon 5:26 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:26 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 4:26 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 5:26 PM2134 km1326 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW

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