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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 18:24:00 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: 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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 39° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.35 meters/second, 1498.9 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' 49.8"931.06 miwest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 minorth931.16 mi
24 hours14° 11' 38.6"917.94 mieast1° 20' 18.8"92.08 minorth926.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaFri 3:24 PM121 km75 miles65 nmWest-northwest WNW
CamposFri 3:24 PM232 km144 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiteróiFri 3:24 PM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroFri 3:24 PM468 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo HorizonteFri 3:24 PM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloFri 3:24 PM816 km507 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 3:24 PM871 km541 miles470 nmNorth N
BrasiliaFri 3:24 PM1062 km660 miles574 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:24 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 3:24 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth N

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