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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 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

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
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 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaTue 12:46 PM286 km177 miles154 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteTue 12:46 PM424 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GoiâniaTue 12:46 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroTue 12:46 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorTue 12:46 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloTue 12:46 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 12:46 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 12:46 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmSouthwest SW

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