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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 7:40:00 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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 26° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.26 meters/second, 1502.1 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"933.10 miWest0° 02' 44.9"3.15 miNorth933.25 mi
24 hours13° 42' 05.1"886.69 miEast1° 40' 51.0"115.62 miNorth898.93 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 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 4:40 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:40 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSat 4:40 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 4:40 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaSat 4:40 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest W
JamestownSat 7:40 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmEast E
BelémSat 4:40 PM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSat 3:40 PM3188 km1981 miles1721 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSat 4:40 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmSouthwest SW

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