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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 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 29° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.76 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.3"945.18 miwest0° 05' 49.3"6.67 minorth945.48 mi
24 hours13° 04' 06.0"855.29 mieast2° 48' 06.3"192.68 minorth883.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 5:48 PM1161 km721 miles627 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 5:48 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 5:48 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSun 5:48 PM1847 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 5:48 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSun 5:48 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
JamestownSun 8:48 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmEast E
BelémSun 5:48 PM2828 km1758 miles1527 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSun 4:48 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSun 5:48 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nmSouthwest SW
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