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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
This phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 42' South
Longitude: 27° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.27 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.4 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' 08.4"933.17 miwest0° 02' 45.1"3.16 minorth933.32 mi
24 hours13° 42' 03.6"886.73 mieast1° 40' 54.3"115.69 minorth898.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 4:40 PM1480 km919 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 4:40 PM1623 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:40 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSat 4:40 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:40 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaSat 4:40 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest W
JamestownSat 7:40 PM2323 km1444 miles1255 nmEast E
BelémSat 4:40 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSat 3:40 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSat 4:40 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmSouthwest SW
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