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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%
Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 52' South
Longitude: 22° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.89 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.2 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' 21.6"957.01 miwest0° 07' 34.9"8.69 minorth957.37 mi
24 hours12° 40' 44.0"839.41 mieast3° 24' 33.8"234.43 minorth878.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 4:06 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 7:06 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast E
SalvadorSun 4:06 PM1824 km1133 miles985 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:06 PM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 4:06 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 5:06 PM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 5:06 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 7:06 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 7:06 PM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 7:06 PM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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