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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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 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° 28' 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"930.71 miwest0° 02' 01.2"2.32 misouth930.61 mi
24 hours14° 40' 24.3"949.39 mieast0° 07' 07.7"8.18 misouth949.05 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 PM1210 km752 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 1:46 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeThu 1:46 PM1475 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloThu 1:46 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaThu 1:46 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 1:46 PM2073 km1288 miles1120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownThu 4:46 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmEast E
Asuncion *Thu 1:46 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 1:46 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Thu 2:46 PM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmSouthwest SW
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