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 = Friday, September 21, 2012 at 6:24:00 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: 38%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, 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
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.3"||15.50 mi||West||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||South||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 21.6"||929.77 mi||West||0° 00' 44.7"||0.86 mi||South||929.74 mi|
|24 hours||14° 08' 29.0"||912.71 mi||East||0° 20' 48.4"||23.86 mi||North||914.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 6:24 PM||1886 km||1172 miles||1018 nm||ENE|
|Salvador||Fri 3:24 PM||1898 km||1180 miles||1025 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Fri 3:24 PM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 3:24 PM||2118 km||1316 miles||1144 nm||W|
|São Paulo||Fri 3:24 PM||2473 km||1536 miles||1335 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Fri 3:24 PM||2570 km||1597 miles||1388 nm||NW|
|Brasilia||Fri 3:24 PM||2716 km||1687 miles||1466 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Fri 6:24 PM||3301 km||2051 miles||1783 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 6:24 PM||3434 km||2134 miles||1854 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Fri 6:24 PM||3527 km||2191 miles||1904 nm||NNE|
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