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.
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- 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%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||24° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.24 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.1 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' 07.9"||933.12 mi||west||0° 02' 43.7"||3.13 mi||north||933.26 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 16.8"||886.93 mi||east||1° 40' 24.6"||115.13 mi||north||899.08 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||1695 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sat 4:30 PM||1771 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:30 PM||1922 km||1194 miles||1038 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sat 7:30 PM||2077 km||1291 miles||1122 nm|| ENE|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:30 PM||2279 km||1416 miles||1230 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:30 PM||2401 km||1492 miles||1297 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:30 PM||2505 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| W|
|Belém||Sat 4:30 PM||3345 km||2079 miles||1806 nm|| NW|
|Monrovia||Sat 7:30 PM||3354 km||2084 miles||1811 nm|| NNE|
|Asuncion||Sat 3:30 PM||3403 km||2114 miles||1837 nm|| WSW|
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