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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 = Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 8:48:00 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: 65%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 27° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.48 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.5"928.27 miWest0° 00' 21.6"0.42 miNorth928.29 mi
24 hours14° 04' 03.0"906.23 miEast0° 47' 07.2"54.03 miNorth910.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 5:48 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:48 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
RecifeSat 5:48 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloSat 5:48 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest W
BrasiliaSat 5:48 PM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 5:48 PM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 8:48 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmEast E
AsuncionSat 4:48 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 5:48 PM3183 km1978 miles1718 nmNorthwest NW
MontevideoSat 5:48 PM3189 km1982 miles1722 nmSouthwest SW

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