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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
View Day and Night Map
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.0"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 06.9"||932.99 mi||west||0° 02' 40.6"||3.07 mi||north||933.13 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 48.7"||887.40 mi||east||1° 39' 13.5"||113.77 mi||north||899.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 7:06 PM||1497 km||930 miles||808 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Sat 4:06 PM||2209 km||1372 miles||1193 nm|| NW|
|Salvador||Sat 4:06 PM||2247 km||1396 miles||1213 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:06 PM||2513 km||1561 miles||1357 nm|| W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:06 PM||2835 km||1762 miles||1531 nm|| NW|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:06 PM||2867 km||1781 miles||1548 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:06 PM||3101 km||1927 miles||1675 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sat 7:06 PM||3121 km||1939 miles||1685 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 7:06 PM||3291 km||2045 miles||1777 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Sat 7:06 PM||3312 km||2058 miles||1788 nm|| NNE|
Related time zone tools