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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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 09' South
Longitude: 45° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 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' 32.7"957.48 miwest0° 08' 43.4"10.00 misouth957.18 mi
24 hours14° 25' 23.2"958.41 mieast2° 55' 46.0"201.48 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
BrasiliaTue 12:48 PM207 km128 miles112 nmWest W
Montes ClarosTue 12:48 PM236 km147 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
GoiâniaTue 12:48 PM359 km223 miles194 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteTue 12:48 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PirassunungaTue 12:48 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasTue 12:48 PM672 km418 miles363 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroTue 12:48 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloTue 12:48 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 12:48 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 12:48 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNortheast NE
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