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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 = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:06:00 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: 50%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 18° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.18 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' 06.7"932.92 miWest0° 02' 40.5"3.07 miNorth933.06 mi
24 hours13° 42' 50.3"887.36 miEast1° 39' 10.2"113.70 miNorth899.27 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 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 4:06 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 4:06 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:06 PM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 4:06 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSat 4:06 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 7:06 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSat 4:06 PM3129 km1944 miles1690 nmWest W
FreetownSat 7:06 PM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 7:06 PM3297 km2049 miles1780 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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