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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 3:46:00 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: 14%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 16° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.52 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.7"930.92 miWest0° 02' 10.4"2.49 miSouth930.82 mi
24 hours14° 41' 02.8"950.31 miEast0° 10' 42.3"12.28 miSouth949.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 3:46 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 12:46 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 12:46 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroThu 12:46 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 3:46 PM3042 km1890 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 12:46 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloThu 12:46 PM3162 km1965 miles1708 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanThu 3:46 PM3164 km1966 miles1709 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 3:46 PM3242 km2014 miles1750 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 3:46 PM3264 km2028 miles1762 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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