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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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 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° 49' 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' 22.2"975.45 miwest0° 09' 29.4"10.87 minorth975.83 mi
24 hours11° 55' 32.3"802.89 mieast4° 02' 20.9"277.65 minorth855.20 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 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 5:06 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 5:06 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 8:06 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 6:06 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 8:06 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Mon 6:06 PM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 6:06 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 8:06 PM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 8:06 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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