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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 15%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 53° 58' 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.1"930.40 miwest0° 01' 46.4"2.04 misouth930.31 mi
24 hours14° 39' 16.3"947.83 mieast0° 01' 18.2"1.50 misouth947.77 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 PM77 km48 miles42 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad del Este *Thu 3:24 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
Foz do IguaçuThu 3:24 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasThu 3:24 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Thu 3:24 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
GoiâniaThu 3:24 PM666 km414 miles359 nmNortheast NE
São PauloThu 3:24 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaThu 3:24 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 2:24 PM885 km550 miles478 nmWest-northwest WNW
CriciúmaThu 3:24 PM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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