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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 18:14:00 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: 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 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 36° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.33 meters/second, 1498.8 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 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' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.2"931.03 miwest0° 01' 45.3"2.01 minorth931.12 mi
24 hours14° 11' 53.7"918.18 mieast1° 19' 47.0"91.47 minorth926.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaFri 3:14 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest W
NiteróiFri 3:14 PM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroFri 3:14 PM692 km430 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 3:14 PM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
São PauloFri 3:14 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaFri 3:14 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:14 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth N
FortalezaFri 3:14 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 3:14 PM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Fri 4:14 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouthwest SW

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