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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 21:06:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 21:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' South, Longitude: 50° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.98 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.5"958.39 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 minorth958.76 mi
24 hours12° 36' 54.6"836.24 mieast3° 28' 11.7"238.57 minorth876.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Sun 7:06 PM145 km90 miles78 nmEast E
Anápolis *Sun 7:06 PM183 km114 miles99 nmEast E
Barra do GarçasSun 6:06 PM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Sun 7:06 PM310 km193 miles167 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Sun 7:06 PM876 km545 miles473 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 7:06 PM1051 km653 miles568 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 6:06 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSun 6:06 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 5:06 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 6:06 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
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