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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 8:48:00 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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 43° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.43 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 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' 11.4"933.48 miWest0° 02' 54.0"3.32 miNorth933.63 mi
24 hours13° 40' 33.6"885.35 miEast1° 44' 11.2"119.44 miNorth898.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo HorizonteSat 5:48 PM110 km69 miles60 nmNorthwest NW
Juiz de ForaSat 5:48 PM125 km77 miles67 nmSouth S
Volta RedondaSat 5:48 PM228 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CamposSat 5:48 PM231 km144 miles125 nmEast-southeast ESE
Governador ValadaresSat 5:48 PM238 km148 miles129 nmNortheast NE
MacaéSat 5:48 PM244 km151 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
NiteróiSat 5:48 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:48 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouth S
VitóriaSat 5:48 PM306 km190 miles165 nmEast E
PirassunungaSat 5:48 PM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW

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