Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 6:56:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 35%
|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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.79 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 817.9 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' 25.4"||15.69 mi||West||0° 00' 05.0"||0.09 mi||North||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 24.3"||941.03 mi||West||0° 05' 01.2"||5.76 mi||North||941.29 mi|
|24 hours||13° 28' 17.6"||878.96 mi||East||2° 31' 06.9"||173.22 mi||North||902.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 3:56 PM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 3:56 PM||1147 km||713 miles||619 nm||WSW|
|Recife||Sat 3:56 PM||1277 km||793 miles||689 nm||N|
|Guarulhos||Sat 3:56 PM||1491 km||927 miles||805 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo||Sat 3:56 PM||1504 km||934 miles||812 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 3:56 PM||1649 km||1025 miles||891 nm||WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 3:56 PM||1843 km||1145 miles||995 nm||NNW|
|Belém||Sat 3:56 PM||2620 km||1628 miles||1415 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:56 PM||2635 km||1637 miles||1423 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Sat 4:56 PM||2872 km||1784 miles||1551 nm||SW|
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