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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 2:02:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' South, Longitude: 34° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.07 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.29 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.4"977.47 miWest0° 11' 05.6"12.71 miSouth977.22 mi
24 hours13° 48' 37.9"935.02 miEast4° 03' 04.2"278.51 miSouth968.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióMon 11:02 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:02 AM427 km265 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorMon 11:02 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalMon 11:02 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:02 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 11:02 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaMon 11:02 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroMon 11:02 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloMon 11:02 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:02 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNorthwest NW

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