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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: 39%

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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' South, Longitude: 57° 36' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.9"929.72 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 misouth929.70 mi
24 hours14° 06' 41.2"910.68 mieast0° 28' 50.5"33.07 minorth912.74 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 PM30 km19 miles16 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pedro Juan CaballeroFri 4:48 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSoutheast SE
AsuncionFri 4:48 PM461 km286 miles249 nmSouth S
Ciudad del EsteFri 4:48 PM574 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do IguaçuFri 5:48 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 4:48 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
SucreFri 4:48 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaFri 5:48 PM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánFri 5:48 PM999 km621 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloFri 5:48 PM1161 km721 miles627 nmEast-southeast ESE
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