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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 00.5"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.

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
SucreFri 4:48 PM862 km535 miles465 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaFri 5:48 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánFri 5:48 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloFri 5:48 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmEast-southeast ESE

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