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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 = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 6:56:00 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 3:56 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 3:56 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 3:56 PM1504 km934 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 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 3:56 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 4:56 PM2872 km1784 miles1551 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSat 6:56 PM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmEast E

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