Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 8:48:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 65%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, 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
The ground speed is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 kilometres/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude Difference||Latitude Difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.5"||15.48 mi||West||0° 00' 00.3"||0.01 mi||North||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 35.5"||928.27 mi||West||0° 00' 21.6"||0.42 mi||North||928.29 mi|
|24 hours||14° 04' 03.0"||906.23 mi||East||0° 47' 07.2"||54.03 mi||North||910.23 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 5:48 PM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 5:48 PM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm||W|
|Recife||Sat 5:48 PM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm||NNW|
|São Paulo||Sat 5:48 PM||2001 km||1243 miles||1080 nm||W|
|Brasilia||Sat 5:48 PM||2254 km||1401 miles||1217 nm||WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:48 PM||2297 km||1428 miles||1241 nm||NNW|
|Jamestown||Sat 8:48 PM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm||E|
|Asuncion||Sat 4:48 PM||3124 km||1941 miles||1687 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Sat 5:48 PM||3181 km||1977 miles||1718 nm||NW|
|Montevideo||Sat 5:48 PM||3191 km||1983 miles||1723 nm||SW|
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