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 18:34:00 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 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.37 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 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' 50.2"||931.10 mi||west||0° 01' 48.1"||2.07 mi||north||931.20 mi|
|24 hours||14° 11' 23.2"||917.69 mi||east||1° 20' 50.8"||92.69 mi||north||926.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Campos||Fri 3:34 PM||114 km||71 miles||62 nm||SSE|
|Vitória||Fri 3:34 PM||151 km||94 miles||81 nm||ENE|
|Macaé||Fri 3:34 PM||177 km||110 miles||96 nm||S|
|Juiz de Fora||Fri 3:34 PM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm||WSW|
|Governador Valadares||Fri 3:34 PM||217 km||135 miles||117 nm||N|
|Belo Horizonte||Fri 3:34 PM||257 km||160 miles||139 nm||WNW|
|Niterói||Fri 3:34 PM||274 km||171 miles||148 nm||SSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 3:34 PM||285 km||177 miles||154 nm||SSW|
|Santos||Fri 3:34 PM||592 km||368 miles||320 nm||SW|
|São Paulo||Fri 3:34 PM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm||WSW|
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