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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 7:30:00 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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 24° 28' West

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.56 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.8"933.05 miWest0° 02' 43.6"3.13 miNorth933.19 mi
24 hours13° 42' 18.4"886.89 miEast1° 40' 21.3"115.05 miNorth899.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 4:30 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 4:30 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:30 PM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmWest W
JamestownSat 7:30 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloSat 4:30 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:30 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaSat 4:30 PM2532 km1574 miles1367 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 7:30 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 4:30 PM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSat 3:30 PM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmWest-southwest WSW

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