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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 09' South
Longitude: 45° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.14 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.9"957.51 miwest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 misouth957.21 mi
24 hours14° 25' 20.8"958.39 mieast2° 55' 52.1"201.59 misouth971.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes ClarosTue 12:46 PM188 km117 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaTue 12:46 PM257 km160 miles139 nmWest W
GoiâniaTue 12:46 PM410 km255 miles221 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteTue 12:46 PM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PirassunungaTue 12:46 PM679 km422 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de JaneiroTue 12:46 PM794 km493 miles429 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloTue 12:46 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 12:46 PM834 km518 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 12:46 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 12:46 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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