Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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 7:40:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

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).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 43° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.97 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 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' 27.6"941.44 miWest0° 05' 06.5"5.86 miNorth941.70 mi
24 hours13° 26' 52.3"877.74 miEast2° 32' 59.0"175.36 miNorth901.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo HorizonteSat 4:40 PM87 km54 miles47 nmSouthwest SW
Governador ValadaresSat 4:40 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
VitóriaSat 4:40 PM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiteróiSat 4:40 PM392 km243 miles212 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:40 PM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth S
PirassunungaSat 4:40 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
CampinasSat 4:40 PM549 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloSat 4:40 PM574 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
SantosSat 4:40 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrasiliaSat 4:40 PM619 km385 miles334 nmNorthwest NW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools