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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 3:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 33° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 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"940.70 miWest0° 05' 40.2"6.50 miSouth940.45 mi
24 hours14° 44' 15.9"963.43 miEast1° 36' 06.9"110.19 miSouth964.95 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 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroWed 12:56 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 12:56 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmNorth N
São PauloWed 12:56 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaWed 12:56 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 12:56 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémWed 12:56 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Wed 12:56 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Wed 1:56 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownWed 3:56 PM2938 km1826 miles1586 nmEast E

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