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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: 7%

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 31° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.5 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"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 23.9"940.85 miwest0° 05' 41.4"6.52 misouth940.60 mi
24 hours14° 44' 12.9"963.52 mieast1° 36' 38.3"110.80 misouth965.08 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 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeWed 12:46 PM1282 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroWed 12:46 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloWed 12:46 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaWed 12:46 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 12:46 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownWed 3:46 PM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmEast E
BelémWed 12:46 PM2721 km1690 miles1469 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Wed 12:46 PM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Wed 1:46 PM3031 km1883 miles1636 nmSouthwest SW
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