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 19:48:00 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 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||29° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 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' 08.7"||933.22 mi||west||0° 02' 46.2"||3.18 mi||north||933.36 mi|
|24 hours||13° 41' 52.9"||886.58 mi||east||1° 41' 17.8"||116.14 mi||north||898.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 4:48 PM||1318 km||819 miles||711 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:48 PM||1481 km||920 miles||800 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Sat 4:48 PM||1527 km||949 miles||825 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:48 PM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:48 PM||2061 km||1281 miles||1113 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:48 PM||2139 km||1329 miles||1155 nm|| NNW|
|Jamestown||Sat 7:48 PM||2521 km||1567 miles||1361 nm|| E|
|Asuncion||Sat 3:48 PM||2968 km||1844 miles||1603 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Sat 4:48 PM||2997 km||1862 miles||1618 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo||Sat 4:48 PM||3086 km||1917 miles||1666 nm|| SW|
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