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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 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 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.7"933.22 miwest0° 02' 46.2"3.18 minorth933.36 mi
24 hours13° 41' 52.9"886.58 mieast1° 41' 17.8"116.14 minorth898.89 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 PM1318 km819 miles711 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:48 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 4:48 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloSat 4:48 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:48 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 4:48 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 7:48 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmEast E
AsuncionSat 3:48 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:48 PM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmNorthwest NW
MontevideoSat 4:48 PM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmSouthwest SW
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