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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 7:40:00 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: 39%

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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' South, Longitude: 40° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.75 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 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' 00.6"0.01 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.7"929.70 miWest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 miSouth929.67 mi
24 hours14° 07' 33.9"911.63 miEast0° 25' 01.3"28.69 miNorth913.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CamposFri 4:40 PM79 km49 miles43 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VitóriaFri 4:40 PM116 km72 miles62 nmNortheast NE
MacaéFri 4:40 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiteróiFri 4:40 PM294 km182 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroFri 4:40 PM305 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
Belo HorizonteFri 4:40 PM334 km208 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
SantosFri 4:40 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloFri 4:40 PM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
CampinasFri 4:40 PM657 km408 miles355 nmWest-southwest WSW
PirassunungaFri 4:40 PM673 km418 miles363 nmWest W

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