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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 19:16:00 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 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
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 PM305 km189 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo HorizonteSat 4:16 PM661 km411 miles357 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:16 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 4:16 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth N
São PauloSat 4:16 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:16 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 4:16 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 4:16 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 4:16 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:16 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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