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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: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 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: 23° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.78 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
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' 44.6"0.85 misouth929.73 mi
24 hours14° 08' 28.2"912.69 mieast0° 20' 52.2"23.93 minorth914.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 3:24 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownFri 6:24 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 3:24 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroFri 3:24 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmWest W
São PauloFri 3:24 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 3:24 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaFri 3:24 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 6:24 PM3313 km2059 miles1789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 6:24 PM3443 km2139 miles1859 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémFri 3:24 PM3516 km2185 miles1899 nmNorthwest NW

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