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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 19:24:00 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: 25%

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 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 53° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.46 meters/second, 1499.2 km/hour, 931.6 miles/hour or 809.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.53 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.7"931.30 miwest0° 01' 55.3"2.20 minorth931.40 mi
24 hours14° 10' 06.4"916.46 mieast1° 23' 29.4"95.72 minorth925.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo GrandeFri 3:24 PM100 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad del Este *Fri 4:24 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth S
Foz do IguaçuFri 4:24 PM536 km333 miles290 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasFri 4:24 PM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 4:24 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
GoiâniaFri 4:24 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNortheast NE
PirassunungaFri 4:24 PM665 km413 miles359 nmEast-southeast ESE
São PauloFri 4:24 PM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaFri 4:24 PM825 km513 miles446 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 3:24 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
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