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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 7:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 35° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.83 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 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"0.10 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.0"941.12 miWest0° 05' 02.4"5.78 miNorth941.38 mi
24 hours13° 27' 58.2"878.68 miEast2° 31' 32.6"173.71 miNorth902.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaSat 4:06 PM543 km337 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 4:06 PM792 km492 miles427 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:06 PM918 km570 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 4:06 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 4:06 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:06 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 4:06 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 4:06 PM2397 km1490 miles1294 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:06 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Sat 5:06 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmSouthwest SW

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