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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 9:32:00 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 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' South, Longitude: 56° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 33.6"958.71 miWest0° 07' 47.8"8.94 miNorth959.08 mi
24 hours12° 36' 04.6"835.56 miEast3° 28' 58.3"239.46 miNorth875.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sun 6:32 PM145 km90 miles78 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 5:32 PM432 km269 miles233 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasSun 6:32 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast E
Santa CruzSun 5:32 PM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSun 5:32 PM926 km575 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sun 6:32 PM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 7:32 PM970 km603 miles524 nmEast E
La PazSun 5:32 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 7:32 PM1325 km823 miles716 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 5:32 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW

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