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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 = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 7:06:00 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: 46%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 21° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.88 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.95 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.5"956.93 miWest0° 07' 34.7"8.69 miNorth957.29 mi
24 hours12° 40' 46.3"839.38 miEast3° 24' 31.8"234.37 miNorth878.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 7:06 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmEast E
RecifeSun 4:06 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 4:06 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 4:06 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:06 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sun 5:06 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 5:06 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 7:06 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 7:06 PM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 7:06 PM3049 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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