Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 8:48:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, 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
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 26.4"||15.76 mi||West||0° 00' 05.7"||0.11 mi||North||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 33.3"||945.18 mi||West||0° 05' 49.3"||6.67 mi||North||945.48 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 06.0"||855.29 mi||East||2° 48' 06.3"||192.68 mi||North||883.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sun 5:48 PM||1160 km||721 miles||626 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Sun 5:48 PM||1333 km||828 miles||720 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 5:48 PM||1488 km||925 miles||804 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo||Sun 5:48 PM||1846 km||1147 miles||997 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 5:48 PM||1943 km||1207 miles||1049 nm||NNW|
|Brasilia||Sun 5:48 PM||1979 km||1230 miles||1069 nm||W|
|Jamestown||Sun 8:48 PM||2550 km||1585 miles||1377 nm||E|
|Belém||Sun 5:48 PM||2827 km||1757 miles||1527 nm||NW|
|Asuncion||Sun 4:48 PM||2978 km||1851 miles||1608 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo||Sun 5:48 PM||3169 km||1969 miles||1711 nm||SW|
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