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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:26:00 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: 42%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, 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
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.8"||16.44 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 53.8"||986.33 mi||west||0° 10' 35.0"||12.12 mi||north||986.68 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 26.2"||796.48 mi||east||4° 22' 49.3"||301.03 mi||north||855.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 4:26 PM||416 km||259 miles||225 nm||NW|
|Maceió||Mon 4:26 PM||428 km||266 miles||231 nm||W|
|Natal||Mon 4:26 PM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm||NW|
|Fernando de Noronha||Mon 5:26 PM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm||N|
|Salvador||Mon 4:26 PM||770 km||479 miles||416 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:26 PM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm||NW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 5:26 PM||1831 km||1138 miles||989 nm||WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 5:26 PM||1835 km||1140 miles||991 nm||SW|
|Belém||Mon 4:26 PM||2085 km||1296 miles||1126 nm||WNW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 5:26 PM||2136 km||1327 miles||1153 nm||SW|
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