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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 = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 3:36:00 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: 7%

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 28° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 24.2"940.89 miWest0° 05' 43.0"6.55 miSouth940.64 mi
24 hours14° 44' 08.9"963.48 miEast1° 37' 17.2"111.54 miSouth965.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorWed 12:36 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 12:36 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroWed 12:36 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloWed 12:36 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 12:36 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaWed 12:36 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest W
JamestownWed 3:36 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmEast E
BelémWed 12:36 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Wed 12:36 PM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Wed 1:36 PM3251 km2020 miles1755 nmSouthwest SW

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