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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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 51' South
Longitude: 24° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.94 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.5"957.14 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 minorth957.49 mi
24 hours12° 40' 24.7"839.15 mieast3° 24' 52.4"234.78 minorth878.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 4:16 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 4:16 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 7:16 PM2000 km1242 miles1080 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:16 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 4:16 PM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 5:16 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 5:16 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 7:16 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 7:16 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSun 4:16 PM3138 km1950 miles1695 nmWest-northwest WNW
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