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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 = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 8:06:00 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: 61%

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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 19° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.46 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.75 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.6"944.75 miWest0° 05' 44.7"6.59 miNorth945.05 mi
24 hours13° 05' 14.4"856.19 miEast2° 46' 26.3"190.77 miNorth883.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 8:06 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast E
RecifeSun 5:06 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 5:06 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 5:06 PM2507 km1558 miles1353 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 5:06 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 5:06 PM2864 km1780 miles1546 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 8:06 PM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSun 5:06 PM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmWest W
FreetownSun 8:06 PM3112 km1934 miles1681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 8:06 PM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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