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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 7:48:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 28° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.28 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' 08.6"933.15 miWest0° 02' 46.0"3.17 miNorth933.29 mi
24 hours13° 41' 54.3"886.54 miEast1° 41' 14.5"116.07 miNorth898.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 4:48 PM1338 km831 miles723 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:48 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 4:48 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloSat 4:48 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:48 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 4:48 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 7:48 PM2494 km1549 miles1346 nmEast E
AsuncionSat 3:48 PM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:48 PM3017 km1874 miles1629 nmNorthwest NW
MontevideoSat 4:48 PM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmSouthwest SW

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