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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: 24%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 25° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.25 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.8"930.85 miwest0° 01' 38.4"1.88 minorth930.93 mi
24 hours14° 13' 07.4"919.37 mieast1° 17' 10.6"88.48 minorth927.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 2:24 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 2:24 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 2:24 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest W
JamestownFri 5:24 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloFri 2:24 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 2:24 PM2383 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaFri 2:24 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmWest W
BelémFri 2:24 PM3317 km2061 miles1791 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 2:24 PM3355 km2085 miles1812 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 5:24 PM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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