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 19:56:00 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%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 20' ||South|
|Longitude: ||39° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 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"||16.45 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 56.4"||986.73 mi||west||0° 10' 36.2"||12.15 mi||north||987.08 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 34.7"||795.79 mi||east||4° 23' 10.2"||301.45 mi||north||855.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Feira de Santana||Mon 4:56 PM||224 km||139 miles||121 nm|| SSE|
|Alagoinhas||Mon 4:56 PM||233 km||145 miles||126 nm|| SSE|
|Salvador||Mon 4:56 PM||309 km||192 miles||167 nm|| SSE|
|Maceió||Mon 4:56 PM||411 km||255 miles||222 nm|| E|
|Recife||Mon 4:56 PM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm|| ENE|
|Natal||Mon 4:56 PM||683 km||424 miles||369 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:56 PM||734 km||456 miles||396 nm|| N|
|Brasilia *||Mon 5:56 PM||1098 km||682 miles||593 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Mon 4:56 PM||1404 km||872 miles||758 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 5:56 PM||1454 km||904 miles||785 nm|| SSW|
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