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 19:40:00 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 19:40:00 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:
|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' 08.4"||933.17 mi||west||0° 02' 45.1"||3.16 mi||north||933.32 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 03.6"||886.73 mi||east||1° 40' 54.3"||115.69 mi||north||898.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 4:40 PM||1480 km||919 miles||799 nm|| WNW|
|Recife||Sat 4:40 PM||1623 km||1009 miles||877 nm|| NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:40 PM||1677 km||1042 miles||905 nm|| WSW|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:40 PM||2034 km||1264 miles||1098 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:40 PM||2247 km||1396 miles||1213 nm|| NW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:40 PM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sat 7:40 PM||2323 km||1444 miles||1255 nm|| E|
|Belém||Sat 4:40 PM||3148 km||1956 miles||1700 nm|| NW|
|Asuncion||Sat 3:40 PM||3161 km||1964 miles||1707 nm|| WSW|
|Montevideo||Sat 4:40 PM||3248 km||2018 miles||1754 nm|| SW|
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