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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 8:40:00 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 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 41° 18' 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' 11.1"933.43 miWest0° 02' 52.9"3.30 miNorth933.59 mi
24 hours13° 40' 44.4"885.51 miEast1° 43' 47.7"119.00 miNorth898.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VitóriaSat 5:40 PM110 km69 miles60 nmEast-northeast ENE
CamposSat 5:40 PM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
MacaéSat 5:40 PM199 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador ValadaresSat 5:40 PM210 km131 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Juiz de ForaSat 5:40 PM247 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo HorizonteSat 5:40 PM289 km179 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
NiteróiSat 5:40 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:40 PM323 km201 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
SantosSat 5:40 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloSat 5:40 PM638 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW

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