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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 4:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 45° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.45 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 22.0"940.22 miWest0° 05' 33.2"6.37 miSouth939.98 mi
24 hours14° 44' 32.7"963.27 miEast1° 33' 11.0"106.83 miSouth964.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo HorizonteWed 1:46 PM157 km97 miles85 nmEast-southeast ESE
PirassunungaWed 1:46 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
PetrópolisWed 1:46 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CampinasWed 1:46 PM456 km284 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiteróiWed 1:46 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaWed 1:46 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroWed 1:46 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloWed 1:46 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GoiâniaWed 1:46 PM509 km317 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
VitóriaWed 1:46 PM529 km329 miles286 nmEast-southeast ESE

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