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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.9"933.12 miwest0° 02' 43.7"3.13 minorth933.26 mi
24 hours13° 42' 16.8"886.93 mieast1° 40' 24.6"115.13 minorth899.08 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 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 4:30 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:30 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmWest W
JamestownSat 7:30 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloSat 4:30 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:30 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaSat 4:30 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmWest W
BelémSat 4:30 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSat 7:30 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AsuncionSat 3:30 PM3403 km2114 miles1837 nmWest-southwest WSW
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