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 19:50:00 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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||29° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.5 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' 08.8"||933.23 mi||west||0° 02' 46.4"||3.18 mi||north||933.38 mi|
|24 hours||13° 41' 50.2"||886.54 mi||east||1° 41' 23.8"||116.25 mi||north||898.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 4:50 PM||1279 km||795 miles||691 nm|| NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:50 PM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Sat 4:50 PM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm|| NNW|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:50 PM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:50 PM||2012 km||1250 miles||1086 nm|| WNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:50 PM||2114 km||1314 miles||1142 nm|| NNW|
|Jamestown||Sat 7:50 PM||2571 km||1597 miles||1388 nm|| E|
|Asuncion||Sat 3:50 PM||2920 km||1814 miles||1576 nm|| WSW|
|Belém||Sat 4:50 PM||2960 km||1840 miles||1599 nm|| NW|
|Montevideo||Sat 4:50 PM||3046 km||1893 miles||1645 nm|| SW|
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