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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 33° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 23.5"940.75 miwest0° 05' 40.0"6.50 misouth940.51 mi
24 hours14° 44' 16.4"963.49 mieast1° 36' 03.0"110.13 misouth965.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorWed 12:56 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroWed 12:56 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 12:56 PM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorth N
São PauloWed 12:56 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaWed 12:56 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaWed 12:56 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémWed 12:56 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Wed 12:56 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Wed 1:56 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownWed 3:56 PM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmEast E
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