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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 = Monday, October 22, 2012 at 8:06:00 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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 23° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.10 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.26 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.1"975.37 miWest0° 09' 29.3"10.87 miNorth975.75 mi
24 hours11° 55' 34.2"802.85 miEast4° 02' 19.6"277.60 miNorth855.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 5:06 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 5:06 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest W
JamestownMon 8:06 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmEast E
FortalezaMon 5:06 PM1958 km1216 miles1057 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 6:06 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 8:06 PM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 6:06 PM2635 km1638 miles1423 nmWest W
FreetownMon 8:06 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 6:06 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 8:06 PM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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