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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: 14%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 18° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.28 meters/second, 1498.6 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' 03.8"930.95 miwest0° 02' 08.6"2.46 misouth930.84 mi
24 hours14° 40' 56.0"950.21 mieast0° 10' 02.6"11.52 misouth949.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 3:56 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 12:56 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 12:56 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroThu 12:56 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 12:56 PM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloThu 12:56 PM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 3:56 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaThu 12:56 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest W
FreetownThu 3:56 PM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 3:56 PM3297 km2049 miles1780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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