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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 4:46:00 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 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 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 1:46 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeThu 1:46 PM1480 km920 miles799 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 miles1119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownThu 4:46 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmEast E
Asuncion *Thu 1:46 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 1:46 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Thu 2:46 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmSouthwest SW

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