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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%
Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 48' South
Longitude: 39° 34' West

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.9"931.13 miwest0° 01' 47.0"2.04 minorth931.23 mi
24 hours14° 11' 36.8"917.97 mieast1° 20' 22.5"92.16 minorth926.55 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 PM97 km60 miles52 nmWest-northwest WNW
CamposFri 3:24 PM208 km129 miles112 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiteróiFri 3:24 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroFri 3:24 PM444 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo HorizonteFri 3:24 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
São PauloFri 3:24 PM790 km491 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 3:24 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth N
BrasiliaFri 3:24 PM1038 km645 miles561 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:24 PM1493 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 3:24 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth N
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