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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 54' South, Longitude: 33° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.15 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 27' 56.1"993.42 miwest0° 12' 21.6"14.16 misouth993.30 mi
24 hours13° 07' 44.0"901.63 mieast4° 44' 45.7"326.20 misouth953.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaSun 10:02 AM206 km128 miles111 nmWest W
RecifeSun 10:02 AM244 km151 miles132 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 10:02 AM276 km171 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:02 AM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaceióSun 10:02 AM427 km265 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 10:02 AM707 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 10:02 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 10:02 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 10:02 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSun 10:02 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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