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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 21:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 57° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.59 meters/second, 1503.3 km/hour, 934.1 miles/hour or 811.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.2"933.83 miwest0° 03' 01.8"3.47 minorth933.99 mi
24 hours13° 39' 11.6"884.16 mieast1° 47' 06.5"122.79 minorth897.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte OlimpoSat 5:48 PM55 km34 miles30 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsuncionSat 5:48 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 5:48 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad del EsteSat 5:48 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do IguaçuSat 6:48 PM631 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzSat 5:48 PM661 km411 miles357 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSat 5:48 PM818 km508 miles441 nmWest W
SaltaSat 6:48 PM923 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 6:48 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloSat 6:48 PM1182 km734 miles638 nmEast-southeast ESE

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