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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 8:48:00 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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' South, Longitude: 57° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 kilometres/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.50 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.8"929.65 miWest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 miSouth929.63 mi
24 hours14° 06' 42.0"910.63 miEast0° 28' 46.8"33.00 miNorth912.69 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte OlimpoFri 4:48 PM58 km36 miles31 nmWest W
Pedro Juan CaballeroFri 4:48 PM228 km141 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
AsuncionFri 4:48 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
Ciudad del EsteFri 4:48 PM560 km348 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do IguaçuFri 5:48 PM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 4:48 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorthwest NW
EncarnaciónFri 4:48 PM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzFri 4:48 PM717 km446 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreFri 4:48 PM862 km535 miles465 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaFri 5:48 PM923 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW

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