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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 7:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 37° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 25.9"941.21 miWest0° 05' 03.6"5.80 miNorth941.48 mi
24 hours13° 27' 38.9"878.40 miEast2° 31' 58.0"174.19 miNorth901.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaSat 4:16 PM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo HorizonteSat 4:16 PM667 km414 miles360 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:16 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 4:16 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 4:16 PM1042 km648 miles563 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:16 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 4:16 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 4:16 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 4:16 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:16 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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