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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 3:46:00 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: 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 30° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.68 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 23.9"940.80 miWest0° 05' 41.5"6.53 miSouth940.55 mi
24 hours14° 44' 12.5"963.46 miEast1° 36' 42.2"110.87 miSouth965.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorWed 12:46 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeWed 12:46 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroWed 12:46 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloWed 12:46 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaWed 12:46 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 12:46 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownWed 3:46 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmEast E
BelémWed 12:46 PM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Wed 12:46 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Wed 1:46 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmSouthwest SW

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