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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: 50%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 18° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.19 meters/second, 1501.9 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 25' 06.9"932.99 miwest0° 02' 40.6"3.07 minorth933.13 mi
24 hours13° 42' 48.7"887.40 mieast1° 39' 13.5"113.77 minorth899.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 7:06 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 4:06 PM2209 km1372 miles1193 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 4:06 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:06 PM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 4:06 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 4:06 PM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:06 PM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 7:06 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 7:06 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 7:06 PM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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