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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: 47%

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 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' South, Longitude: 34° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.16 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 27' 25.9"957.62 miwest0° 07' 39.4"8.78 minorth957.98 mi
24 hours12° 39' 07.4"838.10 mieast3° 26' 06.3"236.19 minorth877.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 4:56 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 4:56 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 5:56 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 5:56 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 5:56 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 4:56 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSun 4:56 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 4:56 PM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 5:56 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownSun 7:56 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmEast E
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