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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 35%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 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° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 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' 25.2"941.20 miwest0° 05' 02.5"5.78 minorth941.46 mi
24 hours13° 27' 56.0"878.71 mieast2° 31' 35.3"173.77 minorth902.11 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 PM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 4:06 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:06 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSat 4:06 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 4:06 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSat 4:06 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 4:06 PM1764 km1096 miles952 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 4:06 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:06 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Sat 5:06 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSouthwest SW
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