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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 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' South, Longitude: 38° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 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' 27.5"957.87 miwest0° 07' 41.2"8.81 minorth958.23 mi
24 hours12° 38' 28.8"837.57 mieast3° 26' 42.9"236.89 minorth877.18 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 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth N
ItabunaSun 5:16 PM218 km135 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 5:16 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
Vitória *Sun 6:16 PM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belo Horizonte *Sun 6:16 PM628 km390 miles339 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 6:16 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sun 6:16 PM968 km602 miles523 nmWest W
RecifeSun 5:16 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sun 6:16 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 5:16 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth N
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