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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 8:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%

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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 40° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.41 meters/second, 1502.7 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.56 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.0"933.42 miWest0° 02' 52.7"3.30 miNorth933.58 mi
24 hours13° 40' 47.1"885.55 miEast1° 43' 41.8"118.88 miNorth898.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaSat 5:38 PM66 km41 miles36 nmNortheast NE
CamposSat 5:38 PM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MacaéSat 5:38 PM217 km135 miles117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador ValadaresSat 5:38 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Belo HorizonteSat 5:38 PM337 km209 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
NiteróiSat 5:38 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:38 PM355 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
SantosSat 5:38 PM677 km421 miles365 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloSat 5:38 PM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 5:38 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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