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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 3:48:00 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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' South, Longitude: 45° 43' 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' 32.8"957.43 miWest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 miSouth957.13 mi
24 hours14° 25' 21.9"958.34 miEast2° 55' 49.4"201.53 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 12:48 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaTue 12:48 PM235 km146 miles127 nmWest W
GoiâniaTue 12:48 PM382 km237 miles206 nmWest W
Belo HorizonteTue 12:48 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PirassunungaTue 12:48 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de JaneiroTue 12:48 PM801 km498 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloTue 12:48 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 12:48 PM855 km531 miles462 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 12:48 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 12:48 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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