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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 = Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1:02:00 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

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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 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: 32° 46' 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' 56.2"993.36 miWest0° 12' 21.6"14.16 miSouth993.24 mi
24 hours13° 07' 42.2"901.54 miEast4° 44' 47.1"326.20 miSouth953.52 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 AM236 km146 miles127 nmWest W
RecifeSun 10:02 AM269 km167 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 10:02 AM303 km188 miles163 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:02 AM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth N
MaceióSun 10:02 AM448 km278 miles242 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 10:02 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 10:02 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 10:02 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 10:02 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSun 10:02 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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