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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 58' South
Longitude: 19° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.46 meters/second, 1520.9 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' 30.7"944.83 miwest0° 05' 44.8"6.59 minorth945.12 mi
24 hours13° 05' 12.5"856.22 mieast2° 46' 28.9"190.83 minorth883.82 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 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmEast E
RecifeSun 5:06 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 5:06 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 5:06 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 5:06 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNorthwest NW
São PauloSun 5:06 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 8:06 PM2962 km1841 miles1599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSun 5:06 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmWest W
FreetownSun 8:06 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 8:06 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmNortheast NE
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