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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: 65%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 22' South
Longitude: 27° 35' 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"928.34 miwest0° 00' 21.8"0.42 minorth928.36 mi
24 hours14° 04' 02.4"906.28 mieast0° 47' 10.8"54.10 minorth910.29 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 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:48 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
RecifeSat 5:48 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloSat 5:48 PM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmWest W
BrasiliaSat 5:48 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 5:48 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 8:48 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmEast E
AsuncionSat 4:48 PM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 5:48 PM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmNorthwest NW
MontevideoSat 5:48 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmSouthwest SW
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