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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 = Friday, October 19, 2012 at 5:24:00 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: 24%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 24° 54' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miNorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.8"930.84 miWest0° 01' 38.2"1.88 miNorth930.93 mi
24 hours14° 13' 09.2"919.40 miEast1° 17' 07.0"88.42 miNorth927.45 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 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 2:24 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 2:24 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmWest W
JamestownFri 5:24 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloFri 2:24 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 2:24 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaFri 2:24 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmWest W
BelémFri 2:24 PM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaFri 5:24 PM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 2:24 PM3382 km2101 miles1826 nmWest-southwest WSW

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