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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 30° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.20 meters/second, 1498.3 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 04.0"930.77 miwest0° 02' 01.1"2.32 misouth930.67 mi
24 hours14° 40' 23.6"949.44 mieast0° 07' 03.8"8.10 misouth949.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorThu 1:46 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 1:46 PM1311 km814 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeThu 1:46 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloThu 1:46 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaThu 1:46 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 1:46 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownThu 4:46 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmEast E
Asuncion *Thu 1:46 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 1:46 PM2875 km1786 miles1552 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Thu 2:46 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmSouthwest SW
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