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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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 20:06:00 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: 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 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 5:06 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest W
JamestownMon 8:06 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmEast E
FortalezaMon 5:06 PM1962 km1219 miles1060 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 PM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 8:06 PM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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