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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 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 29° 17' 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"933.16 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 minorth933.30 mi
24 hours13° 41' 51.6"886.50 mieast1° 41' 20.5"116.18 minorth898.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 4:50 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:50 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 4:50 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloSat 4:50 PM1818 km1129 miles981 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:50 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 4:50 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 7:50 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmEast E
AsuncionSat 3:50 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:50 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNorthwest NW
MontevideoSat 4:50 PM3068 km1906 miles1657 nmSouthwest SW
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