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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 8:48:00 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: 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 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 5:48 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 5:48 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloSun 5:48 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 5:48 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSun 5:48 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
JamestownSun 8:48 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmEast E
BelémSun 5:48 PM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmNorthwest NW
AsuncionSun 4:48 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmWest-southwest WSW
MontevideoSun 5:48 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmSouthwest SW

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