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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 = Friday, September 21, 2012 at 6:24:00 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: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' South, Longitude: 22° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.79 meters/second, 1496.8 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.50 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 21.6"929.77 miWest0° 00' 44.7"0.86 miSouth929.74 mi
24 hours14° 08' 29.0"912.71 miEast0° 20' 48.4"23.86 miNorth914.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 6:24 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 3:24 PM1898 km1180 miles1025 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 3:24 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 3:24 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmWest W
São PauloFri 3:24 PM2473 km1536 miles1335 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 3:24 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaFri 3:24 PM2716 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 6:24 PM3301 km2051 miles1783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 6:24 PM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 6:24 PM3527 km2191 miles1904 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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