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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 8:48:00 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: 36%

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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' South, Longitude: 59° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.71 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.9"942.09 miWest0° 05' 14.6"6.01 miNorth942.36 mi
24 hours13° 24' 40.0"875.86 miEast2° 35' 50.5"178.63 miNorth900.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 4:48 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzSat 4:48 PM399 km248 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSat 4:48 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest W
Asuncion *Sat 5:48 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaSat 5:48 PM848 km527 miles458 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 4:48 PM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánSat 5:48 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrasiliaSat 5:48 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoSat 4:48 PM1346 km837 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaSat 5:48 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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