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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
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 PM152 km94 miles82 nmEast-southeast ESE
PirassunungaWed 1:46 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
CampinasWed 1:46 PM458 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiteróiWed 1:46 PM468 km291 miles253 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 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GoiâniaWed 1:46 PM511 km318 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
VitóriaWed 1:46 PM525 km326 miles283 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantosWed 1:46 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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