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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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.8"933.23 miwest0° 02' 46.4"3.18 minorth933.38 mi
24 hours13° 41' 50.2"886.54 mieast1° 41' 23.8"116.25 minorth898.87 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 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:50 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 4:50 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloSat 4:50 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 4:50 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 4:50 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 7:50 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmEast E
AsuncionSat 3:50 PM2920 km1814 miles1576 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 4:50 PM2960 km1840 miles1599 nmNorthwest NW
MontevideoSat 4:50 PM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmSouthwest SW
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