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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: 15%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 54° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.06 meters/second, 1497.8 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.1"930.46 miwest0° 01' 46.4"2.03 misouth930.37 mi
24 hours14° 39' 15.6"947.88 mieast0° 01' 14.2"1.42 misouth947.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo GrandeThu 2:24 PM56 km35 miles30 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad del Este *Thu 3:24 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth S
Foz do IguaçuThu 3:24 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasThu 3:24 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Thu 3:24 PM609 km379 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloThu 3:24 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 2:24 PM862 km535 miles465 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaThu 3:24 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNortheast NE
CriciúmaThu 3:24 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de JaneiroThu 3:24 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast-southeast ESE
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