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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 = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 8:42:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' South, Longitude: 38° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"999.69 miWest0° 11' 15.8"12.90 miNorth999.94 mi
24 hours11° 07' 29.8"765.59 miEast4° 32' 17.2"311.82 miNorth828.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróTue 5:42 PM155 km96 miles83 nmEast-northeast ENE
Juàzeiro do NorteTue 5:42 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 5:42 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth N
NatalTue 5:42 PM375 km233 miles203 nmEast E
RecifeTue 5:42 PM478 km297 miles258 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióTue 5:42 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaTue 6:42 PM717 km446 miles387 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 5:42 PM794 km493 miles429 nmSouth S
BelémTue 5:42 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Tue 6:42 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouthwest SW

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