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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 9:06:00 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 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 PM150 km93 miles81 nmEast E
Anápolis *Sun 7:06 PM184 km115 miles100 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 PM875 km544 miles472 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 PM1370 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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