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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.35 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.7"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 49.9"||931.07 mi||west||0° 01' 47.0"||2.04 mi||north||931.16 mi|
|24 hours||14° 11' 36.8"||917.91 mi||east||1° 20' 22.5"||92.15 mi||north||926.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Fri 3:24 PM||97 km||60 miles||52 nm||WNW|
|Campos||Fri 3:24 PM||208 km||129 miles||112 nm||WSW|
|Niterói||Fri 3:24 PM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 3:24 PM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm||WSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Fri 3:24 PM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm||WNW|
|São Paulo||Fri 3:24 PM||790 km||491 miles||427 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Fri 3:24 PM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm||N|
|Brasilia||Fri 3:24 PM||1038 km||645 miles||561 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Fri 3:24 PM||1493 km||927 miles||806 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 3:24 PM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm||N|
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