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 20:06:00 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: 42%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||41° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.18 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 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' 57.2"||986.84 mi||west||0° 10' 36.7"||12.16 mi||north||987.19 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 18.3"||795.55 mi||east||4° 23' 16.7"||301.57 mi||north||855.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Mon 5:06 PM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm|| SE|
|Maceió||Mon 5:06 PM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm|| E|
|Recife||Mon 5:06 PM||802 km||498 miles||433 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 5:06 PM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm|| NNE|
|Brasilia *||Mon 6:06 PM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm|| SW|
|Belém||Mon 5:06 PM||1224 km||761 miles||661 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 6:06 PM||1409 km||875 miles||761 nm|| S|
|São Paulo *||Mon 6:06 PM||1554 km||965 miles||839 nm|| SSW|
|Cayenne||Mon 5:06 PM||2048 km||1272 miles||1106 nm|| NW|
|Manaus||Mon 4:06 PM||2161 km||1343 miles||1167 nm|| WNW|
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