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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 6:14:00 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 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM358 km223 miles194 nmWest W
NiteróiFri 3:14 PM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroFri 3:14 PM692 km430 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 3:14 PM881 km548 miles476 nmNorth N
São PauloFri 3:14 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaFri 3:14 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:14 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth N
FortalezaFri 3:14 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 3:14 PM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Fri 4:14 PM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmSouthwest SW

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