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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 8:58:00 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 20:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' South, Longitude: 45° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.46 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 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' 02.9"0.05 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.9"933.54 miWest0° 02' 55.2"3.35 miNorth933.69 mi
24 hours13° 40' 20.0"885.16 miEast1° 44' 40.5"120.00 miNorth898.12 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 5:58 PM192 km119 miles103 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ribeirão PrêtoSat 5:58 PM236 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
PirassunungaSat 5:58 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
CampinasSat 5:58 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São PauloSat 5:58 PM340 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiteróiSat 5:58 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:58 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSoutheast SE
SantosSat 5:58 PM376 km233 miles203 nmSouth S
VitóriaSat 5:58 PM556 km345 miles300 nmEast E
GoiâniaSat 5:58 PM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW

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