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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 14:02:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 AM301 km187 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:02 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorMon 11:02 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:02 PM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 11:02 AM1023 km636 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 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:02 AM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneMon 11:02 AM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmNorthwest NW
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