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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 8:16:00 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: 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 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' South, Longitude: 38° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"15.97 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.4"957.78 miWest0° 07' 41.0"8.81 miNorth958.15 mi
24 hours12° 38' 30.9"837.54 miEast3° 26' 40.9"236.84 miNorth877.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusSun 5:16 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ItabunaSun 5:16 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 5:16 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
Vitória *Sun 6:16 PM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belo Horizonte *Sun 6:16 PM666 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:16 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 6:16 PM997 km619 miles538 nmWest W
RecifeSun 5:16 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sun 6:16 PM1129 km701 miles609 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 5:16 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmNorth N

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