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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:30:00 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%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.24 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 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"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 07.8"||933.05 mi||west||0° 02' 43.6"||3.13 mi||north||933.19 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 18.4"||886.89 mi||east||1° 40' 21.3"||115.05 mi||north||899.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 4:30 PM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Sat 4:30 PM||1789 km||1111 miles||966 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:30 PM||1950 km||1211 miles||1053 nm||W|
|Jamestown||Sat 7:30 PM||2050 km||1274 miles||1107 nm||ENE|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:30 PM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:30 PM||2420 km||1504 miles||1307 nm||NW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:30 PM||2532 km||1574 miles||1367 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Sat 7:30 PM||3341 km||2076 miles||1804 nm||NNE|
|Belém||Sat 4:30 PM||3368 km||2093 miles||1819 nm||NW|
|Asuncion||Sat 3:30 PM||3430 km||2131 miles||1852 nm||WSW|
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