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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 18:56:00 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: 35%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' South, Longitude: 32° 48' West

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.3"941.03 miwest0° 05' 01.2"5.76 minorth941.29 mi
24 hours13° 28' 17.6"878.96 mieast2° 31' 06.9"173.22 minorth902.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 3:56 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 3:56 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 3:56 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 3:56 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 3:56 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 3:56 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSat 3:56 PM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 3:56 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 4:56 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 6:56 PM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmEast E

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