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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 = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:46:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 45° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.15 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.3 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"957.46 miWest0° 08' 43.7"10.00 miSouth957.16 mi
24 hours14° 25' 19.5"958.32 miEast2° 55' 55.5"201.64 miSouth971.93 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 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaTue 12:46 PM286 km177 miles154 nmWest W
GoiâniaTue 12:46 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteTue 12:46 PM440 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroTue 12:46 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorTue 12:46 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloTue 12:46 PM833 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 12:46 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 12:46 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmSouthwest SW

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