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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 6:24:00 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 18:24:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM118 km73 miles63 nmWest-northwest WNW
CamposFri 3:24 PM236 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiteróiFri 3:24 PM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroFri 3:24 PM468 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo HorizonteFri 3:24 PM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
São PauloFri 3:24 PM815 km506 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 3:24 PM869 km540 miles469 nmNorth N
BrasiliaFri 3:24 PM1062 km660 miles574 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:24 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 3:24 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth N

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