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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 7:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' South, Longitude: 24° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.8 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' 22.3"957.06 miWest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 miNorth957.41 mi
24 hours12° 40' 26.8"839.12 miEast3° 24' 50.4"234.73 miNorth878.10 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 PM1520 km944 miles820 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 4:16 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 7:16 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:16 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 4:16 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 5:16 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 5:16 PM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 7:16 PM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 7:16 PM3049 km1895 miles1647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 7:16 PM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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