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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: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 46' South, Longitude: 47° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"997.08 miwest0° 10' 28.7"12.00 misouth996.97 mi
24 hours11° 50' 14.6"813.10 mieast4° 01' 42.3"276.85 misouth855.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaSat 1:40 PM103 km64 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Félix do XinguSat 1:40 PM510 km317 miles275 nmWest W
BelémSat 1:40 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSat 1:40 PM999 km621 miles540 nmSouth S
FortalezaSat 1:40 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorSat 1:40 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSat 1:40 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmEast E
CayenneSat 1:40 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSat 12:40 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboSat 1:40 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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