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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 8:06:00 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: 47%

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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 36° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.21 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 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' 26.6"957.66 miWest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 miNorth958.02 mi
24 hours12° 38' 50.1"837.81 miEast3° 26' 22.6"236.49 miNorth877.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 5:06 PM484 km301 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Sun 6:06 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 5:06 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:06 PM1005 km624 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 6:06 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 6:06 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 5:06 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmNorth N
BelémSun 5:06 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 5:06 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 6:06 PM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSouthwest SW

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